Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks

By bell hooks

What's feminism? during this brief, obtainable primer, bell hooks explores the character of feminism and its optimistic promise to cast off sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. together with her attribute readability and directness, hooks encourages readers to work out how feminism can contact and alter their lives—to see that feminism is for everyone.

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By bell hooks

What's feminism? during this brief, obtainable primer, bell hooks explores the character of feminism and its optimistic promise to cast off sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. together with her attribute readability and directness, hooks encourages readers to work out how feminism can contact and alter their lives—to see that feminism is for everyone.

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Feminist Film Studies by Karen Hollinger

By Karen Hollinger

Feminist movie stories is a readable, but entire textbook for introductory periods in feminist movie conception and feedback.

Karen Hollinger offers an obtainable evaluation of women’s illustration and involvement in movie, complemented by way of analyses of key texts that illustrate significant themes within the box. Key parts include:

•a short heritage of the improvement of feminist movie conception

•the theorization of the male gaze and the feminine spectator

•women in style movies and literary diversifications

•the woman biopic

•feminism and avant-garde and documentary movie

•women as auteurs

•lesbian illustration

•women in 3rd Cinema.

Each bankruptcy encompasses a "Films in Focus" part, which analyzes key texts regarding the chapter’s significant subject, together with examples from classical Hollywood, international cinema, and the modern period.

This e-book presents scholars in either movie and gender/women’s experiences with a transparent creation to the sector of feminist movie idea and criticism.

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By Karen Hollinger

Feminist movie stories is a readable, but entire textbook for introductory periods in feminist movie conception and feedback.

Karen Hollinger offers an obtainable evaluation of women’s illustration and involvement in movie, complemented by way of analyses of key texts that illustrate significant themes within the box. Key parts include:

•a short heritage of the improvement of feminist movie conception

•the theorization of the male gaze and the feminine spectator

•women in style movies and literary diversifications

•the woman biopic

•feminism and avant-garde and documentary movie

•women as auteurs

•lesbian illustration

•women in 3rd Cinema.

Each bankruptcy encompasses a "Films in Focus" part, which analyzes key texts regarding the chapter’s significant subject, together with examples from classical Hollywood, international cinema, and the modern period.

This e-book presents scholars in either movie and gender/women’s experiences with a transparent creation to the sector of feminist movie idea and criticism.

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Technologies of Gender: Essays on Theory, Film, and Fiction by Teresa De Lauretis

By Teresa De Lauretis

"Technologies of Gender[/o] builds a bridge among the trendy orthodoxies of educational idea (Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, et al.) and the frequently-marginalized contributions of feminist theory.... In sum, de Lauretis has written a e-book that are meant to be required studying for each feminist short of theoretical ammunition--and for each theorist wanting feminist enlightenment." -- [i]B. Ruby Rich[/o]

..". units philosophical principles humming.... she has a lot to say." -- [i]Cineaste

"I can reflect on no different paintings that pushes the controversy at the lady topic ahead with such ardour and highbrow rigor." -- SubStance

This e-book addresses the query of gender in poststructuralist theoretical discourse, postmodern fiction, and women's cinema. It examines the development of gender either as illustration and as self-representation when it comes to a number of varieties of texts and argues that feminism is generating an intensive rewriting, in addition to a rereading, of the dominant types of Western tradition.

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By Teresa De Lauretis

"Technologies of Gender[/o] builds a bridge among the trendy orthodoxies of educational idea (Lacan, Foucault, Derrida, et al.) and the frequently-marginalized contributions of feminist theory.... In sum, de Lauretis has written a e-book that are meant to be required studying for each feminist short of theoretical ammunition--and for each theorist wanting feminist enlightenment." -- [i]B. Ruby Rich[/o]

..". units philosophical principles humming.... she has a lot to say." -- [i]Cineaste

"I can reflect on no different paintings that pushes the controversy at the lady topic ahead with such ardour and highbrow rigor." -- SubStance

This e-book addresses the query of gender in poststructuralist theoretical discourse, postmodern fiction, and women's cinema. It examines the development of gender either as illustration and as self-representation when it comes to a number of varieties of texts and argues that feminism is generating an intensive rewriting, in addition to a rereading, of the dominant types of Western tradition.

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Philosophy Of Law: An Introduction To Jurisprudence (Revised by Jeffrie G. Murphy, Jules Coleman

By Jeffrie G. Murphy, Jules Coleman

During this revised version, uncommon philosophers have prolonged and reinforced the main authoritative textual content to be had at the philosophy of legislations and jurisprudence. whereas maintaining their accomplished insurance of classical and smooth thought, Murphy and Coleman have additional new discussions of the severe felony reviews flow and feminist jurisprudence, they usually have reinforced their remedy of normal legislation concept, criminalization, and the legislations of torts. The bankruptcy on legislation and economics continues to be the simplest brief creation to that tough, debatable, and influential topic.Students will get pleasure from the cautious association and transparent presentation of complex matters in addition to the emphasis at the relevance of either legislations and felony thought to modern society.

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By Jeffrie G. Murphy, Jules Coleman

During this revised version, uncommon philosophers have prolonged and reinforced the main authoritative textual content to be had at the philosophy of legislations and jurisprudence. whereas maintaining their accomplished insurance of classical and smooth thought, Murphy and Coleman have additional new discussions of the severe felony reviews flow and feminist jurisprudence, they usually have reinforced their remedy of normal legislation concept, criminalization, and the legislations of torts. The bankruptcy on legislation and economics continues to be the simplest brief creation to that tough, debatable, and influential topic.Students will get pleasure from the cautious association and transparent presentation of complex matters in addition to the emphasis at the relevance of either legislations and felony thought to modern society.

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Life among the Anthros and Other Essays by Clifford Geertz

By Clifford Geertz

Clifford Geertz (1926-2006) was once maybe the main influential anthropologist of our time, yet his impression prolonged a ways past his box to surround all features of latest lifestyles. Nowhere have been his presents for directness, humor, and regular revelation extra glaring than within the pages of the New York overview of Books, the place for almost 4 many years he shared his acute imaginative and prescient of the area in all its peculiarity. This ebook brings jointly the best of Geertz's evaluate essays from the New York Review besides a consultant number of later items written on the peak of his powers, a few that first seemed in periodicals comparable to Dissent, others by no means sooner than published.

This assortment exemplifies Geertz's impressive variety of issues, starting along with his first essay for the Review in 1967, during which he reports, with muffled hilarity, the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. This booklet contains Geertz's unflinching meditations on Western academia's encounters with the non-Western international, and at the moving and clashing areas of societies on the planet ordinarily. Geertz writes eloquently and arrestingly approximately such significant figures as Gandhi, Foucault, and Genet, and on issues as diversified as Islam, globalization, feminism, and the issues of nationalism.

Life one of the Anthros and different Essays demonstrates Geertz's unusual knowledge and continuously willing and hopeful humor, confirming his prestige as certainly one of our most crucial and enduring public intellectuals.

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By Clifford Geertz

Clifford Geertz (1926-2006) was once maybe the main influential anthropologist of our time, yet his impression prolonged a ways past his box to surround all features of latest lifestyles. Nowhere have been his presents for directness, humor, and regular revelation extra glaring than within the pages of the New York overview of Books, the place for almost 4 many years he shared his acute imaginative and prescient of the area in all its peculiarity. This ebook brings jointly the best of Geertz's evaluate essays from the New York Review besides a consultant number of later items written on the peak of his powers, a few that first seemed in periodicals comparable to Dissent, others by no means sooner than published.

This assortment exemplifies Geertz's impressive variety of issues, starting along with his first essay for the Review in 1967, during which he reports, with muffled hilarity, the anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski. This booklet contains Geertz's unflinching meditations on Western academia's encounters with the non-Western international, and at the moving and clashing areas of societies on the planet ordinarily. Geertz writes eloquently and arrestingly approximately such significant figures as Gandhi, Foucault, and Genet, and on issues as diversified as Islam, globalization, feminism, and the issues of nationalism.

Life one of the Anthros and different Essays demonstrates Geertz's unusual knowledge and continuously willing and hopeful humor, confirming his prestige as certainly one of our most crucial and enduring public intellectuals.

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The Truest Form of Patriotism: Pacifist Feminism in Britain, by Heloise Brown

By Heloise Brown

This ebook explores the pervasive impact of pacifism on Victorian feminism. Drawing on formerly unused resource fabric, it offers an account of Victorian ladies who campaigned for peace and the numerous feminists who included pacifist rules into their writing on girls and women's paintings. It explores feminists' rules in regards to the position of girls in the empire, their eligibility for citizenship and their skill to behave as ethical guardians in public lifestyles. Brown indicates that such principles made use--in various ways--of gendered understandings of the position of strength and the relevance of arbitration and different pacifist techniques. Brown examines the paintings of a variety of members and enterprises, from recognized feminists corresponding to Lydia Becker, Josephine Butler and Millicent Garrett Fawcett, to lesser-known figures reminiscent of the Quaker pacifists Ellen Robinson and Priscilla Peckover. Review"This is a sincerely written and well-organized learn of a overlooked subject. the writer makes a robust case for pacifist feminism and exhibits how and why the flow built within the manner it did. The publication will introduce many to striking ladies whereas giving new insights into extra typical figures."--Karen Hunt, Manchester Metropolitan college in regards to the AuthorHeloise Brown is Professor Emeriths on the collage of Huddersfield till and is now a researcher in Belfast. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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By Heloise Brown

This ebook explores the pervasive impact of pacifism on Victorian feminism. Drawing on formerly unused resource fabric, it offers an account of Victorian ladies who campaigned for peace and the numerous feminists who included pacifist rules into their writing on girls and women's paintings. It explores feminists' rules in regards to the position of girls in the empire, their eligibility for citizenship and their skill to behave as ethical guardians in public lifestyles. Brown indicates that such principles made use--in various ways--of gendered understandings of the position of strength and the relevance of arbitration and different pacifist techniques. Brown examines the paintings of a variety of members and enterprises, from recognized feminists corresponding to Lydia Becker, Josephine Butler and Millicent Garrett Fawcett, to lesser-known figures reminiscent of the Quaker pacifists Ellen Robinson and Priscilla Peckover. Review"This is a sincerely written and well-organized learn of a overlooked subject. the writer makes a robust case for pacifist feminism and exhibits how and why the flow built within the manner it did. The publication will introduce many to striking ladies whereas giving new insights into extra typical figures."--Karen Hunt, Manchester Metropolitan college in regards to the AuthorHeloise Brown is Professor Emeriths on the collage of Huddersfield till and is now a researcher in Belfast. [C:\Users\Microsoft\Documents\Calibre Library]

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Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World by Jessica Valenti, Jaclyn Friedman

By Jessica Valenti, Jaclyn Friedman

During this groundbreaking new examine rape edited by means of author and activist Jaclyn Freidman and Full Frontal Feminism and He’s A Stud, She’s A Slut writer Jessica Valenti, the best way we view rape in our tradition is ultimately dismantled and changed with a real realizing and recognize for girl sexual excitement. Feminist, political, and activist writers alike will current their rules for a paradigm shift from the “No potential No” model—an procedure that whereas valuable for the place we have been in 1974, wishes an overhaul today.

Yes potential Yes will convey to the desk a blinding number of views and studies interested by the idea that teaching everybody to worth girl sexuality and delight ends up in viewing girls another way, and finishing rape. Yes ability Yes goals to have radical and far-reaching results: from instructing males to regard ladies as collaborators and never conquests, encouraging women and men that girls can take pleasure in intercourse rather than being shamed for it, and finally, that our youngsters can inherit a global the place rape is uncommon and speedily punished. With statement on public intercourse schooling, pornography, mass media, Yes ability Yes is a strong and progressive anthology.

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By Jessica Valenti, Jaclyn Friedman

During this groundbreaking new examine rape edited by means of author and activist Jaclyn Freidman and Full Frontal Feminism and He’s A Stud, She’s A Slut writer Jessica Valenti, the best way we view rape in our tradition is ultimately dismantled and changed with a real realizing and recognize for girl sexual excitement. Feminist, political, and activist writers alike will current their rules for a paradigm shift from the “No potential No” model—an procedure that whereas valuable for the place we have been in 1974, wishes an overhaul today.

Yes potential Yes will convey to the desk a blinding number of views and studies interested by the idea that teaching everybody to worth girl sexuality and delight ends up in viewing girls another way, and finishing rape. Yes ability Yes goals to have radical and far-reaching results: from instructing males to regard ladies as collaborators and never conquests, encouraging women and men that girls can take pleasure in intercourse rather than being shamed for it, and finally, that our youngsters can inherit a global the place rape is uncommon and speedily punished. With statement on public intercourse schooling, pornography, mass media, Yes ability Yes is a strong and progressive anthology.

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Silences by Tillie Olsen

By Tillie Olsen

First released in 1978, Silences single-handedly revolutionized the literary canon. during this vintage paintings, now again in print, Olsen broke open the examine of literature and came upon a misplaced continent—the writing of girls and working-class humans. From the excavated testimony of authors’ letters and diaries we study the various methods the artistic spirit, specially in these deprived by way of gender, type and race, could be silenced. Olsen recounts the torments of Melville, the crushing weight of feedback on Thomas Hardy, the disgrace that introduced Willa Cather to a lifeless halt, and struggles of Virginia Woolf, Olsen’s heroine and maximum exemplar of a author who faced the forces that will silence her. This 25th-anniversary variation contains Olsen’s now notorious studying lists of forgotten authors and a brand new advent and writer preface.

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By Tillie Olsen

First released in 1978, Silences single-handedly revolutionized the literary canon. during this vintage paintings, now again in print, Olsen broke open the examine of literature and came upon a misplaced continent—the writing of girls and working-class humans. From the excavated testimony of authors’ letters and diaries we study the various methods the artistic spirit, specially in these deprived by way of gender, type and race, could be silenced. Olsen recounts the torments of Melville, the crushing weight of feedback on Thomas Hardy, the disgrace that introduced Willa Cather to a lifeless halt, and struggles of Virginia Woolf, Olsen’s heroine and maximum exemplar of a author who faced the forces that will silence her. This 25th-anniversary variation contains Olsen’s now notorious studying lists of forgotten authors and a brand new advent and writer preface.

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King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes

By Virginie Despentes

"King Kong Theory is key reading!"—Dorothy Allison

"King Kong Theory brings to brain Solanas's SCUM Manifesto, Muscio's CUNT, and Plath's The Bell Jar—feminist eloquence with out restraint. you are going to love it."—Susie Bright

"Finally an individual has performed it! The feminist move wishes King Kong Theory now greater than ever. A must-read for each intercourse employee, tranny, punk, queer, john, educational, pornographer—and for all these those that dislike them too."—Annie Sprinkle

With humor, rage, and confessional aspect, Virginie Despentes—in her personal phrases, "more King Kong than Kate Moss"—delivers a hugely charged account of women's lives this day. She explodes universal attitudes approximately intercourse and gender, and exhibits how smooth attractiveness myths are ripe for rebelling opposed to. utilizing her personal reports of rape, prostitution, and dealing within the porn as a jumping-off element, she creates a brand new area for all those that can't or won't obey the rules.

Virginie Despentes is the author and co-director of Baise-Moi, the debatable rape-revenge novel that turned the foundation for a movie through an identical identify. Born in Paris, she now lives in Barcelona.

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By Virginie Despentes

"King Kong Theory is key reading!"—Dorothy Allison

"King Kong Theory brings to brain Solanas's SCUM Manifesto, Muscio's CUNT, and Plath's The Bell Jar—feminist eloquence with out restraint. you are going to love it."—Susie Bright

"Finally an individual has performed it! The feminist move wishes King Kong Theory now greater than ever. A must-read for each intercourse employee, tranny, punk, queer, john, educational, pornographer—and for all these those that dislike them too."—Annie Sprinkle

With humor, rage, and confessional aspect, Virginie Despentes—in her personal phrases, "more King Kong than Kate Moss"—delivers a hugely charged account of women's lives this day. She explodes universal attitudes approximately intercourse and gender, and exhibits how smooth attractiveness myths are ripe for rebelling opposed to. utilizing her personal reports of rape, prostitution, and dealing within the porn as a jumping-off element, she creates a brand new area for all those that can't or won't obey the rules.

Virginie Despentes is the author and co-director of Baise-Moi, the debatable rape-revenge novel that turned the foundation for a movie through an identical identify. Born in Paris, she now lives in Barcelona.

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