Recollections of My Nonexistence: A Memoir

04 June 2020 | By Rebecca Solnit | Filed in: gender studies.

An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent n nIn Recollections of My Nonexistence, Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender violen

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women That a Movement Forgot

04 June 2020 | By Mikki Kendall | Filed in: gender studies.

A potent and electrifying critique of today s feminist movement announcing a fresh new voice in black feminism n nToday s feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, bu

Asking For It

04 June 2020 | By Louise O\'Neill | Filed in: gender studies.

It s the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland Emma O Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident One night, there s a party Everyone is there All eyes are on Emma n nThe next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house She can t remember what happened, she do

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town

04 June 2020 | By Jon Krakauer | Filed in: gender studies.

From bestselling author Jon Krakauer, a stark, powerful, meticulously reported narrative about a series of sexual assaults at the University of Montana stories that illuminate the human drama behind the national plague of campus rape n nMissoula, Montana, is a typical college town, with a highly

My Life on the Road

04 June 2020 | By Gloria Steinem | Filed in: gender studies.

Gloria Steinem writer, activist, organizer, and one of the most inspiring leaders in the world now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of how her early years led her to live an on the road kind of life, traveling, listening to people, learning, and creating change She reveals

How Not To Be a Boy

04 June 2020 | By Robert Webb | Filed in: gender studies.

Rules for being a man Don t Cry Love Sport Play Rough Drink Beer Don t Talk About FeelingsBut Robert Webb has been wondering for some time now are those rules actually any use To anyone Looking back over his life, from schoolboy crushes on girls and boys to discovering the power of making pe

Sorcières: La Puissance invaincue des femmes

04 June 2020 | By Mona Chollet | Filed in: gender studies.

Qu elles vendent des grimoires sur Etsy, postent des photos de leur autel orn de cristaux sur Instagram ou se rassemblent pour jeter des sorts Donald Trump, les sorci res sont partout Davantage encore que leurs a n es des ann es 1970, les f ministes actuelles semblent hant es par cette figure L

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger

04 June 2020 | By Rebecca Traister | Filed in: gender studies.

From Rebecca Traister, the New York Times bestselling author of All the Single Ladies comes a vital, incisive exploration into the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement In the year 2018, it seems as if women s anger has suddenly erupted into the

Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley

04 June 2020 | By Emily Chang | Filed in: gender studies.

For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasyland where millions of dollars grow on trees It s a Brotopia, where men hold all the cards and make all the rules Vastly outnumbered, women face toxic workplaces rife with discrimination and sexual harassment, where investors take meetings in hot

The Descent of Man

04 June 2020 | By Grayson Perry | Filed in: gender studies.

Grayson Perry has been thinking about masculinity what it is, how it operates, why little boys are thought to be made of slugs and snails since he was a boy Now, in this funny and necessary book, he turns round to look at men with a clear eye and ask, what sort of men would make the world a bet