The Second Sex

The Second Sex

eBook - 2014 | New edition.
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, woman'. In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, she argues, entails challenging traditional perceptions of the social relationship between the sexes and, crucially, in achieving economic independence. Drawing on sociology, anthropology and biology, The Second Sex is as important and relevant today as when it was first published in 1949.
Publisher: London :, Vintage Digital,, 2014.
Edition: New edition.
Branch Call Number: DIGITAL
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Notes: Downloadable eBook.
Not recommended for use on the libraries' public computers.
This edition previously issued in print: London: Vintage, 2010.
Translated from the French.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
May require Adobe Digital Editions or vendor's app.

Opinion

From Library Staff

As selected by author Helen Lowe on Twitter.


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
CCL owns a similar edition of this title.

View originally-listed edition

Report edition-matching error

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top