Feminism Seduced: How Global Elites Use Women's Labor and by Hester Eisenstein

By Hester Eisenstein

In a pioneering reinterpretation of the position of mainstream feminism, Eisenstein indicates how the ruling elites of constructed nations make the most of women's hard work and the tips of women's liberation and empowerment to keep up their fiscal and political strength, either at domestic and out of the country. Her explorations variety from the abolition of "welfare as we all know it" and the finishing of the relations salary within the usa to the construction of export-processing zones within the worldwide South that depend upon women's "nimble fingers"; and from the championing of microcredit as a route to women's empowerment within the international South to the declare of women's presumed liberation within the West as an ideological weapon within the struggle on terrorism. Eisenstein demanding situations activists and intellectuals to acknowledge that overseas feminism is at a fateful crossroads, and argues that it is necessary for feminists to throw of their lot with the innovative forces which are looking choices to globalized company capitalism.

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