Contemporary Western European Feminism, by Gisela Kaplan. London, Allen & Unwin, 1992. Reviewed by Carol Bacchi. Gisela Kaplan has undertaken a mammoth and necessary task: to introduce the women's movements of western Europe (to 1988) to the 'English-language circuit'. Her starting premise— that feminist analyses have been dominated by the experiences of English-speaking countries, in particular America and Britain—is doubtless correct. The insights which can come from comparative studies which range beyond these borders is undeniable.
Recommended CitationBacchi, Carol, Unequal and Different, Australian Left Review, 1(144), 1992, 43-44.