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.

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ISBN/EAN 9780099595731
Author Simone de Beauvoir
Publisher Vintage
Imprint Vintage
Publication date 5 Mar 2015
Format Paperback
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The Second Sex (Vintage Classics)

Simone de Beauvoir

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.

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