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Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

ROXANE GAY · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.

"Roxane Gay is the brilliant girl-next-door: your best...

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Women and Politics: The Pursuit of Equality

Lynne E Ford · Routledge
Pages: 445
Format: Paperback

Women and Politics is a comprehensive examination of women's use of politics in pursuit of gender equality. How can demands for gender equality be reconciled with sex differences? Resolving this paradoxical question has proceeded along two paths: the legal equality doctrine, which emphasizes...
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The Extra Woman: How Marjorie Hillis Led a Generation of Women to Live Alone and Like It

JOANNA SCUTTS · Liveright
Pages: 335
Format: Hardcover

From the flapper to The Feminine Mystique, a cultural history of single women in the city through the reclaimed life of glamorous guru Marjorie Hillis.

You've met the extra woman: she's sophisticated, she lives comfortably alone, she pursues her passions unabashedly, and -- contrary...

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Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now

Jessica Neuwirth · The New Press
Pages: 154
Format: Paperback

When the Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972, Richard Nixon was president and All in the Family's Archie Bunker was telling his feisty wife Edith to stifle it. Over the course of the next ten years, an initial wave of enthusiasm led to ratification of the ERA by thirty-five...
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My life on the road

Gloria Steinem · Random House
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Gloria Steinem--writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader--tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of her life as a traveler, a listener, and a catalyst for change. ONE OF O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE'S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR - NAMED...
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Wonder Girls: Changing Our World

PAOLA GIANTURCO · powerHouse Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Paola Gianturco and her eleven-year-old granddaughter documented the work of fifteen girl-led nonprofit groups in thirteen countries in Asia and Central Asia, North and Latin America, the Middle East, Africa and Oceania. They interviewed and photographed 102 girls. If you think "girls...
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Sex Object: A Memoir

Jessica Valenti · Dey Street Books
Pages: 204
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller

NPR Best Book of 2016

"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...

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Double Bind: Women on Ambition

Robin Romm · Liveright
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Breaking the last feminist taboo--once and for all.

Even as toweringly successful women from Gloria Steinem to Beyoncé embrace the word "feminism," the word "ambition," for many, remains loaded with ambivalence. Women who are naturally driven and goal-oriented...

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90s Bitch: Media, Culture, and the Failed Promise of Gender Equality

Allison Yarrow · Harper Perennial
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

To understand how we got here, we have to rewind the VHS tape. 90s Bitch tells the real story of women and girls in the 1990s, exploring how they were maligned by the media, vilified by popular culture, and objectified in the marketplace. Trailblazing women like Hillary Clinton, Anita...

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Outercourse: The Bedazzling Voyage Containing Recollections from My Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher

Mary Daly · HarperSanFrancisco
Format: Hardcover(1st ed)

This philosophical autobiography of the world's foremost radical feminist philosopher offers an imaginative chronicle of Mary Daly's voyage. Daly sees her work as that of a pirate, righteously plundering treasures of knowledge that have been stolen and hidden from women. In this inventive...
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Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

BRITTNEY COOPER · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With searing honesty, intimacy and humor too, America's leading young black feminist celebrates the power of rage.

Melissa Harris Perry says: "I was waiting for an author who wouldn't forget, ignore, or erase us black girls as they told their own story...I was waiting and she has come...

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A Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good

Emma Gray · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

"If not you, then who? If not now, then when? We need more women to speak up and make their voices heard. Young women have valuable experiences and perspectives. We need you in this fight." Senator Elizabeth Warren, from a Girl's Guide to Joining the Resistance

So...

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This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in

MORGAN JERKINS · Harper Perennial
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

From one of the fiercest critics writing today, Morgan Jerkins' highly-anticipated collection of linked essays interweaves her incisive commentary on pop culture, feminism, black history, misogyny, and racism with her own experiences to confront the very real challenges of being a black...

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The War on Women in the United States: Beliefs, Tactics, and the Best Defenses

Joel T Nadler · Praeger
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

The book examines gender roles, gender inequity, and the real-world impacts of both unintentional and purposeful efforts to undermine women's equal treatment in the United States, documenting what women have faced in the past and still face living in America today.


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The Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation

BONNIE J MORRIS · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution.

The Feminist Revolution offers an overview of women's struggle for equal rights in the late twentieth century. Beginning with the auspicious founding of the National Organization for Women in 1966, at a time...
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Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture

Ariel Levy · Free Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A contributing editor at New York magazine examines how segments of the nation's female population are promoting chauvinism by behaving in sexually compromising ways, citing such examples as spring-break breast-baring and an increased acceptance of pornography, in an account that evaluates...
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Sharp

Michelle Dean · Grove Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Dorothy Parker, Rebecca West, Hannah Arendt, Mary McCarthy, Susan Sontag, Pauline Kael, Joan Didion, Nora Ephron, Renata Adler, and Janet Malcolm -- these brilliant women are the central figures of Sharp. Their lives intertwine as they cut through the cultural and intellectual history...
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Front Line Feminism, 1975-1995: Essays from Sojourner's First 20 Years

Karen Kahn · Aunt Lute Books
Pages: 494
Format: Paperback

Two decades of essays on the key issues of feminism.
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Ain't I a woman : Black women and feminism

bell hooks · Routledge
Pages: 205
Format: eBook

A classic work of feminist scholarship, Ain't I a Woman has become a must-read for all those interested in the nature of black womanhood. Examining the impact of sexism on black women during slavery, the devaluation of black womanhood, black male sexism, racism among feminists, and the black...
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