“A Clean Break”: Clara Zetkin, the Socialist Women’s Movement, and Feminism

@article{Gaido2018ACB,
  title={“A Clean Break”: Clara Zetkin, the Socialist Women’s Movement, and Feminism},
  author={D. Gaido and Cintia Frencia},
  journal={International Critical Thought},
  year={2018},
  volume={8},
  pages={277 - 303}
}
ABSTRACT The movement of proletarian women of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, and by extension of the Second International (1889–1914), was structured by Clara Zetkin around the principle of a “clean break” between the women of the exploiting and exploited classes, which laid the programmatic foundations for the development of a mass movement of socialist working women that eventually grew to have 174,754 members in 1914. This movement, whose central axis was the magazine Die Gleichheit… Expand
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