And now had lost their ability to speak to a new generation. This tenth anniversary edition of manifesta, complete with updated back matter, commentary from the authors, and a provocative new preface, shows why the issues first raised by Baumgardner and Richards remain as timely as ever. Despite major strides forward, the wage gap remains vast; many feminist publications have died; shame around abortion has lingered and '90s-style anti-abortion terrorism has reemerged.
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. 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.
Many of the points first raised so bravely in Manifesta remain urgent―namely, why it's still critical for today's young women to focus on gender.
Feminism in Our Time: The Essential Writings, World War II to the PresentIn this important volume, the respected feminist historian Miriam Schneir completes the work she began in her bestselling Feminism: The Essential Historical Writings, presenting contemporary writings that define the women's movement today—and revealing how radically transformative a force it is throughout the world.
Here are the words of doris lessing, Anita Hill, Germaine Greer, Betty Friedan, and many other important feminist figures. A landmark collection of writings that define the intellectual and political underpinnings of contemporary feminism, from Simone de Beauvoir to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Politics & Social Sciences.
Gender Studies. Women's Studies. Ranging from intensely personal statements to ringing manifestos, from diagnosis to outright rebellion, rape, and the concerns of lesbians and women of color, women's health, pornography, and incorporating both public records and works addressing such specific issues as religion, Feminism in Our Time is a thorough record of women's ongoing struggle to control their own destinies and provide alternative visions of a just society and true human equality.
The American Women's Movement, 1945-2000: A Brief History with Documents The Bedford Series in History and CultureWith a collection of primary sources featuring the most up-to-date scholarship in U. S. Feminist Theory. Gender Studies. Women's history, classes, american women's movement includes the voices of women of all ages, and ethnicities, dispelling the misconception that the movement was solely a white, middle-class cause Politics & Social Sciences.
Women's Magazines, 1940-1960: Gender Roles and the Popular Press The Bedford Series in History and CultureGender Studies. Politics & Social Sciences. Feminist Theory. During and following world war II, women's magazines served as advice manuals, fashion guides, marriage counselors, and catalogs. Great product! Women's Studies. This thematically arranged collection of selections from ladies' Home Journal, goals, and others provides a resource for understanding how the popular press perceived and attempted to influence women's values, Redbook, Woman's Home Companion, McCall's, and behavior in the postwar era.
Girl Zines: Making Media, Doing FeminismPolitics & Social Sciences. Gender Studies. Great product! . Girl zines takes zines seriously, asking what they can tell us about the inner lives of girls and women over the last twenty years. Feminist Theory. Women's Studies. Alison piepmeier argues that these quirky, personalized booklets are tangible examples of the ways that girls and women do' feminism today.
With names like the east village inky, dear stepdad, Mend My Dress, and I'm So Fucking Beautiful, zines created by girls and women over the past two decades make feminism's third wave visible. These messy, collage art, stickers, photocopied do-it-yourself documents cover every imaginable subject matter and are loaded with handwriting, and glitter.
Used book in Good Condition. The idiosyncratic, and savvy arguments and issues showcased in the forty-six images reproduced in the book provide a complex window into feminism's future, surprising, where zinesters persistently and stubbornly carve out new spaces for what it means to be a revolutionary and a girl.
Though they all reflect the personal style of the creators, they are also sites for constructing narratives, identities, and communities. Girl zines is the first book-length exploration of this exciting movement.
Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's FeminismGreat product! Social media has also changed how feminism reaches young women of color, generating connections in all corners of the country. With prescient and intimate writing, colonize This! will reach the hearts and minds of readers who care about the experience of being a woman of color, and about establishing a culture that fosters freedom and agency for women of all races.
Politics & Social Sciences. Newly revised and updated, white, exposing the feminist movement as exclusive, this landmark anthology offers gripping portraits of American life as seen through the eyes of young women of colorIt has been decades since women of color first turned feminism upside down, and unaware of the concerns and issues of women of color from around the globe.
Used book in Good Condition. Feminist Theory. Since then, key social movements have risen, including Black Lives Matter, transgender rights, and the activism of young undocumented students. Women's Studies. Gender Studies. In colonize this!, daisy hernandez and bushra rehman have collected a diverse, to borders and divisions, lively group of emerging writers who speak to the strength of community and the influence of color, and to the critical issues that need to be addressed to finally reach an era of racial freedom.
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The Second SexPolitics & Social Sciences. Feminist Theory. Unabridged in english for the first time, this long-awaited edition reinstates significant portions of the original French text that were cut in the first English translation. Simone de beauvoir’s essential masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of “woman, ” and a revolutionary exploration of inequality and otherness.
Women's Studies. Vital and groundbreaking, beauvoir’s pioneering and impressive text remains as pertinent today as when it was first published, and will continue to provoke and inspire generations of men and women to come. Vintage. Used book in Good Condition. Gender Studies. Great product! .
Everyday Women's and Gender StudiesIn addition to exploring each concept in detail, each chapter includes up to five short recently published readings that illuminate an aspect of that concept. Women's Studies. This book highlights major concepts that organize the diverse work in this field: Knowledges, Equalities, Bodies, Places, Identities, and Representations.
Vintage. Great product! Everyday women’s and gender studies is a text-reader that offers instructors a new way to approach an introductory course on women’s and gender studies. Everyday women’s and gender studies explores the idea that "people are different, " and engages students in the inevitably complicated follow-up question, "Now that we know, and the world isn’t fair, how shall we live?" Politics & Social Sciences.
Its focus on "the everyday" speaks to the importance this book places on students understanding the taken-for granted circumstances of their daily lives. Feminist Theory. Precisely because it is not the same for everyone, the everyday becomes the ideal location for cultivating students’ intellectual capacities as well as their political investigations and interventions.
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The Feminine Mystique 50th Anniversary EditionGender Studies. If you’ve never read it, read it now. Arianna huffington, the oprah magazine landmark, O, groundbreaking, classic―these adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique. Politics & Social Sciences. Published in 1963, it gave a pitch-perfect description of “the problem that has no name”: the insidious beliefs and institutions that undermined women’s confidence in their intellectual capabilities and kept them in the home.
Used book in Good Condition. This 50th–anniversary edition features an afterword by best-selling author Anna Quindlen as well as a new introduction by Gail Collins. Great product! Women's Studies. Part social chronicle, part manifesto, The Feminine Mystique is filled with fascinating anecdotes and interviews as well as insights that continue to inspire.
Writing in a time when the average woman first married in her teens and 60 percent of women students dropped out of college to marry, Betty Friedan captured the frustrations and thwarted ambitions of a generation and showed women how they could reclaim their lives. Vintage. Used book in Good Condition. Feminist Theory.
Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete EditionTheatre Communications Group. Used book in Good Condition. He lives in manhattan with his husband, Mark Harris. Politics & Social Sciences. His books include the art of maurice sendak: 1980 to the present; Brundibar, with illustrations by Maurice Sendak; and Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, co-edited with Alisa Solomon.
Among many honors, two evening standard awards, an olivier award, two Oscar nominations, two Tony Awards, Kushner is the recipient of a Pulitzer Prize, an Emmy Award, three Obie Awards, and the Steinberg Distinguished Playwright Award. In 2012, he was awarded a National Medal of Arts by President Barack Obama.
A searching and radical rethinking of American political drama. Frank rich, new york times"a victory for theater, for the transforming power of the imagination to turn devastation into beauty. John lahr, new yorkeran enormously impressive work of the imagination and intellect, a towering example of what theater stretched to its full potential can achieve.
Philadelphia inquirer"angels in america is the finest drama of our time, speaking to us of an entire era of life and death as no other play within memory. Provocative, witty and deeply upsetting.
Grassroots: A Field Guide for Feminist ActivismFrom the authors of Manifesta, an activism handbook that illustrates how to truly make the personal political. Grassroots is an activism handbook for social justice. Great product! Gender Studies. Women's Studies. Used book in Good Condition. Theatre Communications Group. Vintage. Aimed at everyone from students to professionals, human rights violations in tibet, grassroots answers the perennial question: What can I do? Whether you are concerned about the environment, gay marriage, stay-at-home moms to artists, or the ongoing repercussions from 9-11, campus sexual assault policies, sweatshop labor, Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards believe that we all have something to offer in the fight against injustice.
The authors draw heavily on individual stories as examples, inspiring readers to recognize the tools right in front of them--be it the office copier or the family living room--in order to make change. Activism is accessible to all, no matter how much or little time they have to offer, and Grassroots shows how anyone, can create a world that more clearly reflects their values.
Feminist Theory. Used book in Good Condition. Politics & Social Sciences. Based on the authors' own experiences, grassroots encourages people to move beyond the "generic three" check writing, and the stories of both the large number of activists they work with as well as the countless everyday people they have encountered over the years, calling congresspeople, and volunteering and make a difference with clear guidelines and models for activism.