male-dominated power structures both in the home and the workplace. Taking the mantle oi breadwinner from her laid oii husband is one step on the way to the confrontation with the boss who believes that with his public position oi authority comes private sexual dominance. As her struggle continues, she becomes more aware oi the extent to which these sexual roles persist in every level oi society, including the union organisation and the rule oi law (one oi the temale pickets is brutally strip-searched); and while her burgeoning political determination pays dividends, her new-found consciousness takes its toll on the ediiice oi hermarriage.

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16 The List 8—21 January 1988