Table of Contents:
- The philosophical background: Plato. The republic, book V. Aristotle. Politics, book I. Locke, J. The second treatise of government. Rousseau, J. J. Emile. Fichte, J. G. The science of rights. Mill, J. S. The subjection of women. Engels, F. The origin of the family, private property and the state. Beauvoir, S. de. The second sex
- Contemporary arguments: Williams, B. The idea of equality. Jaggar, A. On sexual equality. Lucas, J. R. Because you are a woman. Trebilcot, J. Sex roles. Pierce, C. Natural law language and women. O'Neill, O. How do we know opportunities are equal? Newton, L. Reverse discrimination as unjustified. Thalberg, I. Reverse discrimination and the future. Hill, T. E., Jr. Servility and self-respect
- The popular debate: Ervin, S., Jr. The equal rights amendment. Ginsburg, R. B. Equal opportunity, free from gender-based discrimination. Goldberg, S. The inevitability of patriarchy. Weisstein, N. Psychology constructs the female. Levin, M. Vs. Ms. Lakoff, R. Language and woman's place. De Wolf, R. The battle for coed teams. Bedell, M. Supermom!