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- Little, Brown Book Group 2014; US$ 17.99
'Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink ? all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue , and I?m not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I once live-tweeted the September issue.' In these funny and insightful essays, Roxane Gay takes... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 14.99
New York Times Bestseller ?Sharp and prescient? The appeal of Valenti?s memoir lies in her ability to trace objectification through her own life, and to trace what was for a long time her own obliviousness to it? Sex Object is an antidote to the fun and flirty feminism of selfies and self-help.? ? New Republic Author and Guardian US... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Repeatedly declared dead by the media, the women?s movement has never been as vibrant as it is today. Indeed as Stanford professor and award-winning author Estelle B. Freedman argues in her compelling new book, feminism has reached a critical momentum from which there is no turning back. A truly global movement, as vital and dynamic in the developing... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
A Woman's wisdom is one of the earth's greatest natural resources. With a perspective that only a certain number of years on earth can bring, the thirty-two women in Midlife Clarity show that midlife can be a release of our true self, a chance to be free of others' expectations, and a time to inventory our blessings. With personal anecdotes,... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 1999; US$ 16.99
Abuses by international corporations, withdrawal of social services and implementation of regressive legislation continue to impoverish women and reduce the quality of their everyday lives: women have reason to be demoralized. Recognizing this challenging and difficult situation, this volume reviews women's successes at feminizing Canadian institutions.... more...
- NYU Press 1994; US$ 22.95
Though all women are women, no woman is only a woman, wrote Elizabeth Spelman in The Inessential Woman . Gone are the days when feminism translated simply into the advocacy of equality for women. Women's interests are not always aligned; race, class, and sexuality complicate the equation. In recent years, feminist ideologies have become increasingly... more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 5.99
WITH AN INTRODUCTION, PLUS EXTENSIVE NOTES AND REFERENCES BY HERMIONE LEE This volume combines two books which were among the greatest contributions to feminist literature this century. Together they form a brilliant attack on sexual inequality. A Room of One's Own , first published in 1929, is a witty, urbane and persuasive argument against the... more...
- Marion Boyars 1983; US$ 12.99
The break with the past, which has been described by others as the transition to a capitalist mode of production, I describe here as the transition from the aegis of gender to the regime of sex.' Ivan Illich insists that we survey attitudes to male and female in both industrial society and its antecedents in order to recover a lost 'art of living'.... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
In the year 2000, girl culture was clearly ascendant. From Lilith Fair to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the WNBA, it seemed that female pride was the order of the day. Yet feminism was also at a crossroads; "girl power" feminists were obsessed with personal empowerment at the expense of politics, while political institutions such as Ms. and NOW had... more...
- Simon & Schuster UK 2014; US$ 16.00
'If Caitlin Moran's How To Be A Womanis the fun-filled manual for female survival in the 21st century, everyday sexism is its more politicised sister' (Independent on Sunday). After experiencing a series of escalating sexist incidents, Laura Bates started theeveryday sexism projectand has gone on to write 'a pioneering analysis of modern day misogyny'... more...