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- Grand Central Publishing 2009; Not Available
Journalist Rene Denfeld explains why her generation has become alienated from the women's movement, maintaining that the actions of the movement's current leadership have actually encouraged a return to the kind of sexual repression and political powerlessness challenged by feminists in the 1970s. Here she offers a practial battle plan which includes... more...
- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Over the past fifty years, feminism has revolutionized the lives of American women. Yet much of our popular culture seems to be set in an alternate universe filled with retro images of femininity: suburban Stepford wives, maniacal career women, and alluring amnesiacs. Feminism and Popular Culture investigates why contemporary media is being haunted... 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...
- Random House 2014; US$ 20.78
'Everyone who cares about freedom and justice for women should read The Second Sex ' Guardian Simone de Beauvoir famously wrote, 'One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman'. In this groundbreaking work of feminism she examines the limits of female freedom and explodes our deeply ingrained beliefs about femininity. Liberation, she argues,... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 16.95
'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$ 140.00
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...
- Orell Füssli Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13
Wer Kanzlerin Merkel kränken will, nennt sie ,,Mutti". Kein Zweifel: An Müttern scheiden sich die Geister. Ganz besonders an der ,,Mutter an Heim und Herd" (Peer Steinbrück) oder an der ,,Sklavin" (Alice Schwarzer). Ständig werden Mütter bewertet: Sie sind entweder zu jung oder zu alt, zu ehrgeizig oder asozial, haben zu viele oder zu... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 17.95
A groundbreaking contribution to debates on women?s oppression and consciousness, and the connections between socialism and feminism, this foundational text shows how the roles women adopt within the capitalist economy have shaped ideas about family and sexuality. Examining feminist consciousness from various vantage points ? social, sexual, cultural... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 17.95
Is heterosexual sex inherently damaging to women? This is the central question of Straight Sex , Lynne Segal?s account of twentyfive years of feminist thinking on sexuality. Covering the thought of sixties-era sexual liberationists, alongside the ensuing passionate debates over sex and love within feminist and lesbian communities, Segal covers certain... more...