People act as if the feminist revolution were a fait accompli. They enumerate women’s victories, the formerly inaccessible social positions they now occupy They feign uneasiness about the threat this new power poses for men and even go so far as to form movements for the defense of male interests.


Symbolic Violence Literary Fiction Fait Accompli Sexual Liberation Element Alto 
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  1. 1.
    Sandra Lee Bartky, Femininity and Domination, Studies in the Phenomenology of Oppression (New York: Routledge, 1990). In English in the text.Google Scholar

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© Roger Célestin, Eliane DalMolin, Isabelle de Courtivron 2003

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