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By Hester Eisenstein

In a pioneering reinterpretation of the function of mainstream feminism, Eisenstein exhibits how the ruling elites of constructed international locations make the most of women's exertions and the tips of women's liberation and empowerment to keep up their financial and political energy, either at domestic and overseas. Her explorations variety from the abolition of "welfare as we all know it" and the finishing of the kinfolk salary within the usa to the construction of export-processing zones within the worldwide South that rely on women's "nimble fingers"; and from the championing of microcredit as a route to women's empowerment within the international South to the declare of women's presumed liberation within the West as an ideological weapon within the struggle on terrorism. Eisenstein demanding situations activists and intellectuals to acknowledge that foreign feminism is at a fateful crossroads, and argues that it is vital for feminists to throw of their lot with the revolutionary forces which are looking possible choices to globalized company capitalism.

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