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Jewish Women/Jewish Men

Aviva Cantor
Jewish Women/Jewish Men

Jewish Women/Jewish Men

Aviva Cantor

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"Author Aviva Cantor offers an illuminating look at Jewish history as seen through the lens of feminist theory. Presenting a new view of Jewish gender and social relationships, Cantor explains how patriarchal values have affected virtually every aspect of Jewish life." "From the creation of Halacha, Jewish constitutional law, and the story of Queen Esther to an examination of sex, marriage, and child-rearing to the establishment of a Jewish state and the struggles of contemporary Jewish feminists, Cantor weaves the fabric of Jewish gender relationships into a compelling cultural tapestry." "Finally, Jewish Women/Jewish Men goes beyond historical analysis to offer a liberating vision of how Jewish society could be transformed by adopting humane feminist values."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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A sweeping look at the complex patterns of the Jewish experience Jewish Women/Jewish Men offers a new and often controversial view of gender, generational, and social struggles throughout Jewish history. Author Aviva Cantor shows how every aspect of Jewish life has been affected by patriarchy and offers a liberating vision of a society transformed by humane feminist values.



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"Author Aviva Cantor offers an illuminating look at Jewish history as seen through the lens of feminist theory. Presenting a new view of Jewish gender and social relationships, Cantor explains how patriarchal values have affected virtually every aspect of Jewish life." "From the creation of Halacha, Jewish constitutional law, and the story of Queen Esther to an examination of sex, marriage, and child-rearing to the establishment of a Jewish state and the struggles of contemporary Jewish feminists, Cantor weaves the fabric of Jewish gender relationships into a compelling cultural tapestry." "Finally, Jewish Women/Jewish Men goes beyond historical analysis to offer a liberating vision of how Jewish society could be transformed by adopting humane feminist values."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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A sweeping look at the complex patterns of the Jewish experience Jewish Women/Jewish Men offers a new and often controversial view of gender, generational, and social struggles throughout Jewish history. Author Aviva Cantor shows how every aspect of Jewish life has been affected by patriarchy and offers a liberating vision of a society transformed by humane feminist values.


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  • Catalogue Code 234585
  • Product Code 0060613769
  • EAN 9780060613761
  • Pages 548
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Harperone
  • Publication Date Jun 1995
  • Dimensions 282 x 155 x 28 mm
  • Weight 0.759kg

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