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Chapter 7: Forming and Applying Concepts
From Femininity by Susan Brownmiller (p. 323)
Susan Brownmiller (1935- )
Brownmiller was born in Brooklyn and attended Cornell University. In the 1960s she became involved in the Civil Rights and women's movements and has since been a leading voice in feminist history and women's rights. Eventually becoming a journalist and writer, she has authored numerous books and essays, including Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape (1975); Femininity (1984); Waverly Place (1989); Seeing Vietnam: Encounters of the Road and Heart (1994); and In Our Time, Memoir of a Revolution (1999).