Marxist feminism
Marxist feminism is a branch of feminism focused on investigating and explaining the ways in which women are oppressed through systems of capitalism and private property. According to Marxist feminist...
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Claudia Jones
Claudia Jones, née Claudia Vera Cumberbatch (21 February 1915 – 24 December 1964), was a Trinidad-born journalist. As a child she migrated with her family to the US, where she became a political activ...
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Beatrix Campbell
Mary Lorimer Beatrix Campbell, OBE (born 3 February 1947), née Barnes, is an English writer and activist who has written for a number of publications since the early 1970s. Her books include Wigan Pie...
Christine Delphy
Christine Delphy (born 1941) is a French sociologist, feminist, writer and theorist. She was a co-founder of the review Nouvelles questions féministes (New Feminist Issues) with Simone de Beauvoir in...
Raya Dunayevskaya
Raya Dunayevskaya (Russian: Ра́я Дунае́вская; 1 May 1910 – 9 June 1987) was the American founder of the philosophy of Marxist Humanism in the United States of America. At one time Leon Trotsky's s...
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Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn
Katharine Martha Houghton Hepburn (February 2, 1878 – March 17, 1951) was an American feminist social reformer and a leader of the suffrage movement in the United States. Hepburn served as presi...
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Woman's Evolution
Woman's Evolution: From Matriarchal Clan to Patriarchal Family is a 1975 book by the American Communist Evelyn Reed. The book gives a Marxist view on the history of women and is considered to be a pio...
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Simone de Beauvoir
Simone Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand de Beauvoir, commonly known as Simone de Beauvoir (/boʊvˈwɑr/; [simɔn də bovwaʁ]; 9 January 1908 – 14 April 1986), was a French writer, intellectual, existentiali...
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The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State: in the Light of the Researches of Lewis H. Morgan (German: Der Ursprung der Familie, des Privateigenthums und des Staats) is an 1884 hist...
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Laura Whitehorn
Laura Jane Whitehorn was born in April 1945 to Lenore and Nathaniel Whitehorn of Brooklyn, New York. As a college student in the 1960s, she organized and participated in civil rights and anti-war mov...
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Evelyn Reed
Evelyn Reed (1905 – 1979) was an American communist and women’s rights activist. In January 1940, she traveled to Mexico to see the exiled Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky and his wif...
Shulamith Firestone
Shulamith Firestone (/ʃuːˈlɑːmɪθ/; January 7, 1945 – August 28, 2012) (also called Shulie, or Shuloma) was a Canadian-born feminist. She was a central figure in the early development of radical femini...
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Friedrich Engels
Friedrich Engels (/ˈɛŋɡəlz/ or /ˈɛŋəlz/; [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, tog...
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Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak (born 24 February 1942) is an Indian literary theorist, philosopher and University Professor at Columbia University, where she is a founding member of the school's Institute...
As'ad AbuKhalil
As'ad AbuKhalil (Arabic: أسعد أبو خليل) (born March 16, 1960) is a Lebanese-American professor of political science at California State University, Stanislaus.AbuKhalil is the author of Historical Dic...
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Shirley Graham Du Bois
Shirley Graham Du Bois (November 11, 1896 – March 27, 1977) was an American award-winning author, playwright, composer, and activist for African-American and other causes. In later life she married th...
Benedetta Barzini
Benedetta Barzini (born September 22, 1943, in Porto Santo Stefano) is an Italian actress and model, daughter of Italian journalist and author Luigi Barzini, Jr. and his first wife, heiress Giannalisa...
Alexandra Kollontai
Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (Russian: Алекса́ндра Миха́йловна Коллонта́й — née Domontovich, Домонто́вич) (March 31 [O.S. March 19] 1872 – March 9, 1952) was a Russi...
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Selma James
Selma James (born 15 August 1930), is a co-author of the women's movement classic The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community (with Mariarosa Dalla Costa), co-founder of the International W...
Gerda Lerner
Gerda Hedwig Lerner (April 30, 1920 - January 2, 2013) was a historian, author and teacher. She was a professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a visiting scholar at Duk...
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Yuasa Yoshiko
Yuasa Yoshiko (湯浅 芳子, December 7, 1896 - October 24, 1990) was a Russian language scholar and translator of Russian literature in Shōwa period Japan.
Born in Kyoto, Yuasa was an early supporte...
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Hazel Carby
Hazel V. Carby is professor of African American Studies and of American Studies at Yale University. Before joining Yale University faculty, she taught English at Wesleyan University for seven years. ...
Rosa Luxemburg
Rosa Luxemburg (also Rozalia Luxenburg; Polish: Róża Luksemburg; 5 March 1871 – 15 January 1919) was a Marxist theorist, philosopher, economist and revolutionary socialist of Polish-Jewish descent...
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Yuriko Miyamoto
Yuriko Miyamoto (宮本 百合子, Miyamoto Yuriko, 13 February 1899 – 21 January 1951) was a Japanese novelist active during the Taishō and early Shōwa periods of Japan. Her maiden name was Chūjō 中條 Yu...
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Rosemary Hennessy
Rosemary Hennessy (2 March 1950), is a Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality at Rice University. She has been a part of the faculty at Rice sinc...
Nancy Hartsock
Nancy Hartsock (1943-2015) was a feminist philosopher. She was known for her work in feminist epistemology and standpoint theory, especially the essay "The Feminist Standpoint", which also integratesd...
Manikuntala Sen
Manikuntala Sen (Bengali: মণিকুন্তলা সেন)(c. 1911–1987) was one of the first women to be active in the Communist Party of India. She is best known for her Bengali-language memoir Shediner Kotha (p...
Clara Zetkin
Clara Zetkin (née Eissner; 5 July 1857 – 20 June 1933) was a German Marxist theorist, activist, and advocate for women's rights. In 1911, she organized the first International Women's Day.Until 1917,...
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Lillian Robinson
Lillian Sara Robinson (April 18, 1941 – September 20, 2006) was a Marxist feminist activist, writer, and theorist. She was the principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute and professor of Women's st...
Konkordiya Samoilova
Konkordiia Nikolavna Samoilova (née Gromova) (1876-June 3, 1921), a bolshevik, was a founding editor of the Russian newspaper, Pravda, in 1912. She was a revolutionary and activist for women workers b...
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