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- Marion Boyars 1983; US$ 16.99
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$ 12.60
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$ 8.99
'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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 17.84
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- SAGE Publications 1994; US$ 58.00
This concise introduction to feminist theorizing traces three separate waves of feminist theory, from the equality movement of the 1970s and 1980s, to the postmodernist examination of different women and women's groups of today. The book highlights the close connection between action and theory, in addition to the historical development of feminist... more...
- Spinifex Press 2013; US$ 9.95
Prostitution is shrouded in myths, among them the claims that 'prostitution is inevitable,' and 'prostitution is a job or service like any other.' In Not a Choice, Not a Job, Janice Raymond challenges both the myths and their perpetrators. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 16.95 US$ 14.69
'Ukraine is not a brothel!' This was the first cry of rage uttered by Femen during Euro 2012. Bare-breasted and crowned with flowers, perched on their high heels, Femen transform their bodies into instruments of political expression through slogans and drawings flaunted on their skin. Humour, drama, courage and shock tactics are their weapons. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Following a long historical legacy, Muslim women?s lives continue to be represented and circulate widely as a vehicle of intercultural understanding within a context of the "war on terror." Following Edward Said?s thesis that these cultural forms reflect and participate in the power plays of empire, this volume examines the popular and widespread... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Feminism is arguably the most significant social movement of the last century and it is far from over. Sally Scholz unravels the fascinating coalition of social and political causes, goals, and ideals that came together to motivate the fight for women?s liberation. By taking powerful examples from women?s campaigns, Scholz highlights the ongoing relevance... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 12.68
Before the concept of equality between the sexes was even conceived, Wollstonecraft wrote this book, a treatise of proto-feminism that was as powerful and original then as it is now. In it she argues with clarity and originality for the rational education of women and for an increased female contribution to society. It was a cry for justice from a... more...