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date: 14 April 2024


The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Jane SlaughterJane Slaughter

By the close of the French Revolution, the radical egalitarianism of the late eighteenth century had been reformulated to include fundamental restructuring of society and a critique of social relationships, including those between men and women. Socialism was among the resulting ideologies and movements that called for social and economic justice and a better society. These visions for a new order were influenced by the expanding Industrial Revolution, which created new sets of economic and social problems as well as the potential to meet a wide range of human needs.... ...

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