Selma James


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Selma James (born 15 August 1930), is a co-author of the women's movement classic The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community, founder of the International Wages for Housework Campaign and coordinator of the Global Women's Strike.

Selma James (née Deitch) was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1930. As a young woman she worked in factories and then as a full-time housewife and ... more »

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  • Revolutions are notorious for allowing even non- participants—even women!—new scope for telling the truth since they are themselves such massive moments of truth, moments of such massive par...
    Selma James (b. 1930), U.S. author, political activist. The Ladies and the Mammies: Jane Austen & Jean Rhys, ch. 1 (1983).
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