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Genre: Feminism

Women: The Last Colony

In this exploration ot women and work, Maria Mies follows up the success of her earlier book, Patriarchy and Accumulation on a Worldscale. Her co-authors, like herself, are German feminist scholars who have specialized in researching the condition of women in Third World countries. They use their investigations and particular case studies in order to advance feminist theor

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Fat Is a Feminist Issue

Here for the first time, complete and unabridged, are the two revolutionary works by Susie Orbach that changed forever the way women look at themselves: Fat is a Feminist Issue and its sequel, Fat is a Feminist Issue II. A watershed in the literature of womens issues when they first appeared, these books continue to influence the popular view on food, behavior, and fe

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Girldrive: Criss-Crossing America, Redefining Feminism

Do you consider yourself a feminist? What does feminism mean to you? What issues and topics are most important to you? What do you hope for the future? These are just a few of the questions Nona Willis Aronowitz and Emma Bee Bernstein posed to the 127 women profiled in this book, ranging from well-known feminists like Kathleen Hanna, Laura Kipnis, Erica Jong, Michele Walla

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The Purity Myth: How Americas Obsession with Virginity Is Hurting Young Women

There is no working medical definition for virginity.�Vaginal rejuvenation� � in which a woman�s labia is trimmed and vagina tightened or her hymen is completely replaced (a revirginization)� is the fastest-growing form of plastic surgery in the U.S.Over 1,400 federally-funded Purity Balls, where young girls pledge their virginity to their fathers in a prom-like event,

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El complejo de Cenicienta

A pesar de los notables avances que esta logrando en nuestros dias la mujer para alcanzar su plena liberacion, la condicion femenina sigue sometida a la profunda tension entre la educacion recibida y la propuesta de un futuro definitivamente digno. El complejo de Cenicienta es un libro esclarecedor que aborda resueltamente la problematica de la mujer que lucha por su liber

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Sindrella Kompleksi: Cagdas Kad?n?n Bag?ms?zl?k Korkusu

Yaln?z olmaktan nefret ediyorum. Keseli hayvanlar gibi bir baskas?n?n derisinin alt?nda yasamak isterdim. Emniyette olmay?, s?cak, bak?l?p gozetiliyor olmay? havadan, hatta yasamdan daha cok isterdim. Cunku is bag?ms?zl?ga gelince, gercekten kendi ayaklar?m?z?n ustunde durdugumuz zaman, kad?nl?ktan uzaklasacag?m?zdan, sevgisiz, sevimsiz olacag?m?zdan korkuyoruz. Bag?ms

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A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings, 2000-2010

A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness features essays and poems by Cherrie L. Moraga, one of the most influential figures in Chicana/o, feminist, queer, and indigenous activism and scholarship. Combining moving personal stories with trenchant political and cultural critique, the writer, activist, teacher, dramatist, mother, daughter, comadre, and lesbian lover looks bac

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Sexuality in the Field of Vision (Radical Thinkers)

A brilliantly original exploration of the interface between feminism, psychoanalysis, semiotics and film theory.

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Fat Is a Feminist Issue

THE ORIGINAL ANTI-DIET BOOK IS BACK - in one volume together with its best-selling sequel.When it was first published, Fat Is A Feminist Issue became an instant classic and it is as relevant today as it was then.Updated throughout, it includes a frank new introduction by Susie Orbach that brings this book to a new generation of readers whilst offering a current perspective

Genre: Feminism

The Bonds of Love: Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination

Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do hey continue to recapitulate the positions of master and slave? In The Bonds of Love, noted feminist theorist and psychoan

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