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Wendy McElroy
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Wendy McElroy is a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute. Her books include the Independent Institute volumes, Liberty for Women: Freedom and Feminism in the 21st Century, and Freedom, Feminism, and the State.

Her other books include Sexual Correctness, The Reasonable Woman: A Guide to Intellectual Survival, Dissenting Electorate: Those Who Refuse to Vote and the Legitimacy of Their Opposition, Queen Silver, Individualist Feminism of the Nineteenth Century, Debates of Liberty: An Overview of Individualist Anarchism, 1881-1908, and Liberty 1881-1908: A Comprehensive Index

A contributor to numerous books, Ms. McElroy was Series Editor for Knowledge Products’ audio-tape series, The World of Philosophy, The World’s Political Hot Spots, The United States at War, and The United States Constitution, and she authored the scripts for Vindication of the Rights of Woman, The Liberator, Civil Disobedience, and Discourse on Voluntary Servitude in the Audio Classics Series. Her scripts have been narrated by George C. Scott, Harry Reasoner and Walter Cronkite. She is a contributing editor to the magazines, the Freeman, Free Inquiry, and Liberty, and the author of numerous articles in The Independent Review, Journal of Libertarian Studies, Literature of Liberty, National Review, Reason, SpinTech, Freedom Daily, Maire Claire, Penthouse, and Toronto Globe and Mail.

Liberty for Women 2002
Freedom, Feminism, and the State 1991
Wendy McElroy on Violence Against Women on the Dr. Laura Schlessinger Radio Show February 6, 2014

Liberty for Women May 2, 2002
Independent Review Articles
The Freedom to Cross a Border Winter 2012
The Liberty Debate on Participation in Politics Winter 2000
Benjamin Tucker, Liberty, and Individualist Anarchism Winter 1998
An Amendment Takes Congress Back in Time September 18, 2014
Libertarianism and Racism September 18, 2014
Democrats Are Part of the Problem in Ferguson, Too August 21, 2014
Obamacare—A Technicality Is Sneaking Up on You August 20, 2014
Devil’s in the Details of Campus Accountability and Safety Act August 20, 2014
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American Anarchism January 1, 2000
Research Articles
Albert Jay Nock on Education January 1, 2000
The Origin of Religious Tolerance June 1, 1998
Human Ignorance and Social Engineering May 1, 1998
Defining State and Society April 1, 1998
Ludwig von Mises’ Legacy for Feminists September 1, 1997

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