The New Victorians
A Young Woman's Challenge to the Old Feminist Order
By Rene Denfeld
(Grand Central Publishing, Hardcover, 9780446517522, 352pp.)
Publication Date: March 1995
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Journalist Rene Denfeld explains why her generation has become alienated from the women's movement, maintaining that the actions of the movement's current leadership have actually encouraged a return to the kind of sexual repression and political powerlessness challenged by feminists in the 1970s. Here she offers a practial battle plan which includes confronting the issues of child care and birth control, working for equal government representation, and treating sexual assault as a serious crime.