Melissa Benn: New Feminism?
5 February 1998
Show More Different for Girls: How Culture Creates Women by Joan Smith.
Chatto, 176 pp., £10.99, September 1997, 9780701165123Show More
The New Feminism by Natasha Walter.
Little, Brown, 278 pp., £17.50, January 1998, 0 316 88234 8Show More
A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham.
Penguin, 752 pp., £20, June 1997, 0 670 87420 5Show More
“... of cultural critics and journalists – Suzanne Moore, Linda Grant, Joan Smith, Beatrix Campbell, Susie Orbach, even Julie Burchill – have established a niche in newspaper and broadcast journalism. Others, like Lynne Segal and Lisa Jardine, have climbed the academic ladder. Even so, the shortage of media stars, as opposed to commentators, remains and ...”