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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...
- 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...
Muslim Women, Transnational Feminism and the Ethics of Pedagogy: Contested Imaginaries in Post-9/11 Cultural PracticeTaylor 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...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 17.95
A groundbreaking contribution to debates on women?s oppression and consciousness, and the connections between socialism and feminism. Examining feminist consciousness from various vantage points ? social, sexual, cultural and economic ? Sheila Rowbotham identifies the social conditions under which it developed, showing how the roles women take on within... more...
- Verso Books 2015; US$ 17.95
Although family values are frequently lamented for being in decline, our society continues to be structured around the nuclear family. The Anti-Social Family dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced capitalist societies. This classic work explores the personal and social needs that... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
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...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
A riveting exploration of terrorism?s relationship to sex, with a new preface by the author Terrorism is the international crime that has captured the attention of the entire world, forcing governments to make radical changes in security and civil liberties. Meanwhile, everyone tries to comprehend the real reasons that inspire such violence. ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 26.95
When Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center was first published in 1984, it was welcomed and praised by feminist thinkers who wanted a new vision. Even so, individual readers frequently found the theory "unsettling" or "provocative." Today, the blueprint for feminist movement presented in the book remains as provocative and relevant as ever. Written... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 24.95
What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives?to see that feminism is for everybody. more...