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Reclaiming the F Word: Feminism Todayby Catherine Redfern
Synopses & Reviews
Feminism is so last century. Surely in today's world the idea is irrelevant and unfashionable?
Wrong. Since the turn of the millennium a new feminist movement has emerged to challenge these assumptions. Based on interviews with thousands of women, Reclaiming the F Word reveals the what, why and how of today's feminism, from cosmetic surgery to celebrity culture, from sex to singleness and in this new edition the effects of possibly the worst economic crisis ever.
A generation defining book demanding nothing less than freedom and equality, for all.
About the Author
Catherine Redfern is founder of The F Word website, the UK's premier showcase of feminist opinion and commentary. The site is recognised as hugely influential in sparking a revived interest in feminism amongst younger women and men. Redfern has been named by the Guardian as one of 50 "Women to Watch."
Kristin Aune is currently a senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Derby. She is a regular conference speaker and has contributed to independent radio stations, BBC local radio and Radio 4.
Table of Contents
Introduction/Preface to the Second Edition
1. Liberated bodies
2. Sexual Freedom and Choice
3. An End to Violence Against Women
4. Equality at Work and Home
5. Politics and Religion Transformed
6. Popular Culture Free from Sexism
7. Feminism Reclaimed
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