Synopsis - Amazon.com
The story of Zelda D'Aprano and her battle against poverty, ignorance and discrimination. Born in Melbourne of Jewish working-class parents she sought to understand oppression and injustice and to fight against it. This book tells of her experiences in the workforce, trade unions and left wing politics and how she began to analyse these structures and question the relevance of male politics to the lives and needs of women. An afterword outlines the history of the women's movement over the past 25 years.