Contributors: Mar. 8, 1999

BARBARA EHRENREICH, who has written dozens of essays for TIME, has a Ph.D. in biology and this week reports on several new books that challenge the assumption that women are the weaker sex. "Feminists have been leery of biology," says Ehrenreich, whose most recent book examines the prehistoric roots of war. Her cover story introduces us to the new feminists--she calls them femaleists--who embrace biology.

HOWARD SCHATZ, who is responsible for the stunning graphic on the cover, has made a career of photographing strong women. His camera is able to capture both their beauty and their strength, a combination well suited...

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