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  • Download And the Bridge Is Love (Jewish Women Writers) by Faye Moskowitz PDF

    By Faye Moskowitz

    "A booklet that might make you rise up and cheer."—The Detroit News

    "Bridges the space among humor and melancholy, prior and current, Jew and gentile, to bare its author's easy humanity, deeply rooted in her unwavering love of kinfolk. . . . Touching and compelling."—The Washington Post

    "A glossy woman's historical voice, choked with the juicy style of life—knowing, loving, feeling, and clever."—Lore Segal

    The Feminist Press brings again into print a literary gem.

    Faye Moskowitz is writer of A Leak within the center: own Essays and lifestyles Stories and Whoever unearths This: i like You, a suite of news. She teaches writing at George Washington University.

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  • Download Against Our Will: Men, Women and Rape by Susan Brownmiller PDF

    By Susan Brownmiller

    Susan Brownmiller’s groundbreaking bestseller uncovers the tradition of violence opposed to ladies with a devastating exploration of the heritage of rape—now with a brand new preface by way of the writer exposing the undercurrents of rape nonetheless current today

    Rape, as writer Susan Brownmiller proves in her startling and significant e-book, isn't approximately intercourse yet approximately strength, worry, and subjugation. For millions of years, it's been considered as a suitable “spoil of war,” used as a weapon via invading armies to weigh down the desire of the conquered. The act of rape opposed to girls has lengthy been cloaked in lies and fake justifications.

    It is missed, tolerated, even inspired via governments and army leaders, misunderstood by means of police and safety enterprises, freely hired via domineering husbands and enthusiasts, downplayed by means of clinical and attorneys extra prone to “blame the victim,” and, maybe such a lot shockingly, approved in supposedly civilized societies around the globe, together with the United States.

    Against Our Will is a vintage paintings that has been commonly credited with altering winning attitudes approximately violence opposed to ladies through awakening the general public to the real and carrying on with tragedy of rape all over the world and during the ages.

    Selected by means of the New York instances ebook Review as an excellent ebook of the yr and integrated one of the long island Public Library’s Books of the Century, opposed to Our Will continues to be a vital paintings of sociological and historic significance.

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  • Download Ink-Stained Amazons and Cinematic Warriors: Superwomen in by Jennifer K. Stuller PDF

    By Jennifer K. Stuller

    During this complete historical past, inquiry, critique, and reference consultant, Stuller argues that Superwomen, from ask yourself lady to Charlie’s Angels, are greater than simply love pursuits or sidekicks who stand by means of their supermen. She exhibits how the feminine hero in sleek mythology has damaged during the conventional boy's membership barrier to bare the pivotal position of high-heeled crimefighters in pop culture. bankruptcy themes comprise love and compassion, spies and sexuality, daddy’s ladies, and the complex roles of superwomen who're additionally moms.

    The booklet additionally encompasses a thesaurus of recent mythic girls, in addition to a foreword by means of acclaimed cultural commentator Roz Kaveney, writer of Superheroes! Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films.


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  • Download The Politics of Women and Nature: Affinity, Contingency, or by Mary Mellor PDF

    By Mary Mellor

    Ecofeminism asserts that there's a dating among the subordination and oppression of girls and the exploitation and degradation of the flora and fauna. Ecofeminists who draw on radical/cultural feminism are inclined to see this dating as a close to essentialist affinity among ladies and nature. those that draw on social constructivist types of feminism see it as a historic and socially contingent dating. This paper argues that the department among those perspectives will be conquer by way of seeing the connection among ladies and the wildlife as a fabric one and that ecofeminism offers the root of a brand new radical social conception in addition to a political flow.

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

    By Heloise Brown

    This publication explores the pervasive impression of pacifism on Victorian feminism. Drawing on formerly unused resource fabric, it presents an account of Victorian girls who campaigned for peace and the various feminists who integrated pacifist principles into their writing on girls and women's paintings. It explores feminists' principles concerning the function of ladies in the empire, their eligibility for citizenship and their skill to behave as ethical guardians in public existence. Brown indicates that such principles made use--in various ways--of gendered understandings of the function of strength and the relevance of arbitration and different pacifist techniques. Brown examines the paintings of a variety of contributors and businesses, from recognized feminists comparable to Lydia Becker, Josephine Butler and Millicent Garrett Fawcett, to lesser-known figures akin to the Quaker pacifists Ellen Robinson and Priscilla Peckover.

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  • Download The Circuit : Stories from the Life of a Migrant Child by Francisco Jimenez PDF

    By Francisco Jimenez

    "'La frontera'...I heard it for the 1st time again within the past due Nineteen Forties whilst Papa and Mama informed me and Roberto, my older brother, that sometime we might take an extended journey north, pass los angeles frontera, input California, and go away our poverty behind." So starts this sincere and strong account of a family's trip to the fields of California -- to a lifetime of consistent relocating, from strawberry fields to cotton fields, from tent towns to one-room shacks, from identifying grapes to topping carrots and thinning lettuce. visible in the course of the eyes of a boy who longs for an schooling and the appropriate to name one palce domestic, this can be a tale of survival, religion, and desire. it's a trip that might open readers' hearts and minds.

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  • Download My Own Story by Emmeline Pankhurst PDF

    By Emmeline Pankhurst

    Emmeline Pankhurst grew up all too conscious of the existing angle of her day: that males have been thought of better to ladies. whilst she used to be simply fourteen she attended her first suffrage assembly, and back domestic a proven suffragist. during the process her occupation she persevered humiliation, felony, starvation moves and the repeated frustration of her goals through males in energy, yet she rose to develop into a guiding mild of the Suffragette circulate. this can be the tale, in Pankhurst’s personal phrases, of her fight for equality.

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  • Download Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls: A Handbook for by Jes Baker PDF

    By Jes Baker

    Things nobody Will inform fats Girls is a manifesto and contact to palms for individuals of all sizes and a while. along with her trademark wit, veteran blogger and recommend Jes Baker calls humans far and wide to include a body-positive worldview, altering perceptions approximately weight, and making psychological wellbeing and fitness a priority.

    Alongside striking visitor essayists, Jes stocks own stories paired with in-depth examine in a fashion that's approachable, digestible, and empowering. Things not anyone Will inform fats Girls is a call for participation to reject fats prejudice, struggle body-shaming by the hands of the media, and subscribe to this life-changing circulation with one step: switch the realm by way of loving your body.

    Among the numerous Things not anyone Will inform fats Girls that you just don’t are looking to miss:
    1. It’s attainable to like Your physique (Today. Now.)
    2. you could educate Your mind to Play Nice
    3. Your Weight isn't really a mirrored image Of Your Worth
    4. altering Your Tumblr Feed Will switch Your Life
    5. Salad won't Get You to Heaven
    6. Cheesecake won't ship You to Hell

    If you're someone with a physique, this publication is for you.

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  • Download Angela Carter: New Critical Readings by Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips PDF

    By Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips

    Bringing jointly major foreign students of latest fiction and smooth ladies writers, this e-book offers authoritative new severe readings of Angela Carter's paintings from a number of leading edge theoretical and disciplinary techniques. Angela Carter: New serious Readings either evaluates Carter's legacy as feminist provocateur and postmodern stylist, and broaches new flooring in contemplating Carter as, variously, a poet and a ‘naturalist'. together with insurance of Carter's earliest writings and her journalism in addition to her extra largely studied novels, brief tales and dramatic works, the ebook covers such issues as rescripting the canon, surrealism, and Carter's poetics.

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