The principle which regulates the existing social relations between the two sexes—the legal subordination of one sex to the other—is wrong in itself, and now one of the chief hindrances to human improvement.

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Original Citation

Mill, John Stuart. The Subjection of Women. London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1869, ch. 1.

Current Citation

Mill, John Stuart. "The Subjection of Women." On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays, edited by Mark Philp and Frederick Rosen. Oxford University Press, 2015, ch. 1.