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A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word A Little F'd Up: Why Feminism Is Not a Dirty Word
by Julie Zeilinger
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Young women today have a bad reputation, and for good reason: Theyre sexting their classmates, they spend more time on FaceBook than they do in class, and their appetite for material possessions and reality TV is matched only by their overwhelming apathy... (read more)
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Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future
by Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards
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A powerful indictment from within of the current state of feminism, and a passionate call to arms From Lilith Fair to Buffy the Vampire Slayer to the WNBA--everywhere you look, girl culture is clearly ascendant. Young women live by feminism's goals, yet... (read more)
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The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights
by Minky Worden
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“It’s a time of change in the world, with dictators toppling and new opportunities rising, but any revolution that doesn’t create equality for women will be incomplete. The time has come to realize the full potential of half the world... (read more)
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New Feminist Agenda (12 Edition) New Feminist Agenda (12 Edition)
by Kunin
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Feminists opened up thousands of doors in the 1960s and 1970s, but decades later, are U.S. women where they thought they'd be? The answer, it turns out, is a resounding no. Surely there have been gains. Women now comprise nearly 60 percent of college... (read more)
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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)
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Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining Our Future (09 Edition) Sexism in America: Alive, Well, and Ruining Our Future (09 Edition)
by Barbara J. Berg
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The news in 2008 was that women had taken huge strides forward. Feminists decades-long struggle finally seemed to be paying off, not only in boardrooms, classrooms, and kitchens but also at the very top—in presidential politics. But what is the... (read more)
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Blown Away: American Women and Guns Blown Away: American Women and Guns
by Caitlin Kelly
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A controversy that has divided America for decades. A decision more women must confront every day. In the long-standing and heated debate between gun-control advocates and supporters of the Second Amendment, the perspective of women has often been... (read more)
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The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children The Truth about Girls and Boys: Challenging Toxic Stereotypes about Our Children
by Caryl Rivers
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Caryl Rivers and Rosalind C. Barnett are widely acclaimed for their analyses of women, men, and society. In The Truth About Girls and Boys, they tackle a new, troubling trend in the theorizing of gender: that the learning styles, brain development... (read more)
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How to Avoid the Mommy Trap: A Roadmap for Sharing Parenting and Making It Work How to Avoid the Mommy Trap: A Roadmap for Sharing Parenting and Making It Work
by Julie Shields
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Typically, when a woman gets pregnant, she considers whether to give up or cut back on her career, or surrender her child to daycare or a nanny. Now families have other alternatives. Fathers can stay home, work flexibly, go part-time, or help out so stay-... (read more)
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The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World Is Still the Least Valued
by Ann Crittenden
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In the pathbreaking tradition of Backlash and The Second Shift, this provocative book shows how mothers are systematically disadvantaged and made dependent by a society that exploits those who perform its most critical work. Drawing on hundreds of... (read more)
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