Joan Marie Johnson’s new book Funding Feminism offers an important and accessible (if occasionally redundant) contribution to both academic and lay audiences interested in women’s history
Anyone interested in gender equality is by now used to Rwanda coming very high on the international gender scoreboards.
“The book is a roadmap to where the ‘immoral’ crosses the line to the ‘illegal,’ a boundary not fixed, but a terrain of social struggle that shifts over time.”
“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”
Camille Paglia’s relentlessly controversial public persona and pronouncements tend to overshadow her actual work.
". . . the author has cast her net too wide . . ."
“Perry’s skewering of evolutionary rationales to explain and justify gender inequalities should keep us going for a while.”
This book presents itself as the “coming out” of Bennett and her Feminist Fight Club, a girl gang that banded together in 2009 to develop strategies for dealing with “sneaky micro-aggressions and o
Meredith Tax is to be commended for her thorough and well-documented book about the history and politics of a region of the world most people know very little about.
In Sex Object: A Memoir Jessica Valenti, a feminist writer and commentator, chronicles her teenage and young adult years of sexual harassment on the streets and in the subways of New York.
Labor of Love: the Invention of Dating is the witty title of Moira Weigel’s entertaining history of “dating” in the U.S.
Andi Zeisler, cofounder and creative director of the non-profit organization Bitch Media, sets out her stall in her introduction, reminding us that the point of the magazine Bitch was “to
“Nafis Sadik is a woman who set out to ‘change the world’—and in many ways she did just that.”
“An astute, vigorous, and candid participant-observer who seeks to radicalize the conditions by which Arab men and women can find satisfying, secular, and sensible lives together.”
Writer Kevin Desinger found a great setup for his debut novel: A good citizen and wine steward, Jim Sandusky, is home one evening with his wife in a fine, quiet neighborhood when their peace is dis