Pornography and silence: Culture's revenge against nature

By Susan Griffin

First version Hardcover (1981) in excellent situation. airborne dirt and dust Jackst indicates massive volume of damage alongside the perimeters, a few scuffing and tears of the canopy. even if, the particular booklet is especially fresh & unmarked, there's just one illness within the textual content: web page 111 has a pinhead-size tear alongside the ground of the web page. backbone is company. regardless of the situation of the airborne dirt and dust Jacket, this can be a great fresh reproduction. The vintage 1981 hugely unique, bold paintings, protecting a wide range of disparate fabric resembling: technical manuals, gynecology texts, early theologians statements, annals of yankee exploration, place of work manuals, poetry, goals, and so on. A e-book that explores ritual, technological know-how, heritage and mind's eye calling upon reminiscence and mutilation and feminine anger, a truly relocating ebook. urged delivery with a unfastened supply affirmation.

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A History of U.S. Feminisms

Thoroughly up-to-date and increased, the second one version of A background of U.S. Feminisms is an introductory textual content that would be used as supplementary fabric for first-year women’s reports scholars or as a brush-up textual content for extra complex scholars. overlaying the 1st, moment, and 3rd waves of feminism, A heritage of U.S. Feminisms will supply historic context of all of the significant occasions and figures from the past due 19th century via today.

The chapters disguise: first-wave feminism, a interval of feminist task throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries which targeted totally on gaining women's suffrage; second-wave feminism, which begun within the ’60s and lasted throughout the ’80s and emphasised the relationship among the private and the political; and third-wave feminism, which begun within the early ’90s and is better exemplified via its specialise in variety and intersectionality, queer thought, and sex-positivity.

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The Selected Poetry Of Edna St. Vincent Millay

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

"These are the poems that made Edna St. Vincent Millay's attractiveness while she used to be younger. Saucy, insolent, turn, and defiant, her little verses sting the page," writes Nancy Milford within the creation to the chosen Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay. As considered one of America's so much loved poets--and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923--Millay outlined a iteration along with her intoxicating voice of liberation. such a lot remembered for her passionate, lyrical voice and mastery of the sonnet shape, Millay explores love, demise, and nature in her poetry whereas deftly utilising allusions to the classical and the romantic. In 1917, on the age of twenty, she burst onto the recent York literary scene with the ebook of her first booklet of poetry, Renascence and different Poems, that's incorporated during this volume.

Edited by means of Millay biographer Nancy Milford, the chosen Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay additionally contains the collections a number of Figs from Thistles and moment April, in addition to "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and 8 of Millay's sonnets from the early twenties.

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Everyday Sexism

By Laura Bates

The daily Sexism undertaking used to be based by means of author and activist Laura Bates in April 2012. it all started existence as an internet site the place humans may proportion their stories of day-by-day, normalized sexism, from road harassment to office discrimination to sexual attack and rape.

The undertaking grew to become a viral sensation, attracting foreign press realization from The ny Times to French Glamour, Grazia South Africa, to the Times of India and help from celebrities comparable to Rose McGowan, Amanda Palmer, Mara Wilson, Ashley Judd, James Corden, Simon Pegg, and so on. The venture has now amassed over 100,000 tales from humans world wide and introduced new branches in 25 nations all over the world. The undertaking has been credited with assisting to spark a brand new wave of feminism.

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Feminism, Psychoanalysis, and Maternal Subjectivity (Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy)

By Alison Stone

In this e-book, Alison Stone develops a feminist method of maternal subjectivity. Stone argues that during the West the self has usually been understood against the maternal physique, in order that one needs to separate oneself from the mummy and maternal care-givers on whom one depended in adolescence to turn into a self or, in modernity, an self sufficient topic. those assumptions make it tricky to be a mom and an issue, an self sufficient author of that means. Insofar as moms still attempt to regain their subjectivity whilst their motherhood turns out to have compromised it, theirs can't be the standard type of subjectivity premised on separation from the maternal physique. moms are topics of a brand new style, who generate meanings and obtain organization from their place of re-immersion within the realm of maternal physique kin, of physically intimacy and dependency. hence Stone translates maternal subjectivity as a particular type of subjectivity that's non-stop with the maternal physique. Stone analyzes this way of subjectivity when it comes to how the mum as a rule reproduces along with her baby her background of physically kinfolk along with her personal mom, resulting in a particular maternal and cyclical kind of lived time.

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Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers (Contemporary Classics)

By Barbara Ehrenreich, Deirdre English

As we watch one other agonizing try to shift the way forward for healthcare within the usa, we're reminded of the sturdiness of this challenge, and the way firmly entrenched we're in a method that does not work.

Witches, Midwives, and Nurses, first released through the Feminist Press in 1973, is an important e-book concerning the corruption of the scientific institution and its historical roots in witch hunters. during this new version, Barbara Ehrenreich and Deirdre English have written a wholly new bankruptcy that delves into the present fascination with and controversies approximately witches, exposing our fears and fantasies. They construct on their vintage exposé at the demonization of girls healers and the political and monetary monopolization of medication. This fast heritage brings us updated, exploring ultra-modern altering attitudes towards childbirth, replacement medication, and modern day witches.

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Judith Butler: Sexual Politics, Social Change and the Power of the Performative

By Gill Jagger

Judith Butler's paintings on gender, sexuality, id, and the physique has proved vastly influential throughout a number educational disciplines within the humanities and social sciences. but it's also notoriously tricky to entry.

This key ebook offers a complete creation to Butler's paintings, plus a severe exam of it and its precursors, either feminist (including Simone de Beauvoir, Monique Wittig, Julia Kristeva and Luce Irigaray), and non-feminist (including Erving Goffman, Michel Foucault, Jacques Lacan, and Jacques Derrida). the quantity covers such issues as:

  • gender as functionality and performativity
  • sociological notions of performance
  • the materiality of the physique and the position of biology
  • power, identification and social regulation
  • subjectivity, business enterprise and feminist political practice.

A complete creation to Butler’s paintings, this booklet additionally covers melancholia and gender identity, hate speech, pornography and 'race', social switch and transformation, and Butler’s transferring relation to psychoanalysis.

Clearly laid out to hide key topics for a pupil viewers, this article will be an important learn for undergraduates within the fields of gender, psychoanalysis and sociology.

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Sex and Unisex: Fashion, Feminism, and the Sexual Revolution

By Jo B. Paoletti

Notorious as a lot for its model as for its tune, the Nineteen Sixties and Seventies produced provocative type developments that mirrored the emerging wave of gender politics and the sexual revolution. In an period whilst gender stereotypes have been puzzled and dismantled, and whilst the feminist and homosexual rights activities have been gaining momentum and a voice, the style answered in type. Designers from Paris to Hollywood imagined a way forward for equality and androgyny. The unisex circulation affected every age, with grownup models trickling all the way down to school-aged youngsters and garments for babies. among 1965 and 1975, women and girls started donning pants to college; boys loved a quick "peacock revolution," wearing daring shades and styles; and felony battles have been fought over hair type and size. even if, with the arrival of Diane Von Furstenberg’s wrap gown and the release of Victoria's mystery, by way of the mid-1980s, unisex types have been approximately thoroughly deserted. Jo B. Paoletti lines the trajectory of unisex type opposed to the backdrop of the preferred problems with the day―from birth control entry to women' participation in activities. Combing mass-market catalogs, newspaper and journal articles, cartoons, and alternate courses for symptoms of the style debates, Paoletti presents a multigenerational research of the "white area" among (or past) masculine and feminine.

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