chapter  19
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Roles of Women and Men: Integrating the Public and the Private

Time and time again in the twentieth century we have had to ask ourselves why, despite the great modem thrust for both freedom and equality, neither political nor economic rights have become finnly rooted. Why have reforms and revolutions carried out in the name of liberty and justice been only partly successful? Why are we chronically forced to defend gains we thought already made? And why, all over the world, are repression, torture, armed aggression, and terrorism so recurrent and so impervious to appeals of either reason or emotion?