Reclaiming the F Word

Reclaiming the F Word

The New Feminist Movement

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Chicago Distribution Center
In today’s ‘post-feminist’ society, feminism is often portrayed as unfashionable and irrelevant. But since the turn of the millennium, a revitalised feminist movement has emerged to challenge these assumptions and assert a vibrant new agenda. Reclaiming the F Word reveals the what, why and how of the new feminist movement and what it has to say about women’s lives today. From cosmetic surgery to celebrity culture and parenting to politics, from rape to religion and sex to singleness, this groundbreaking book reveals the seven vital issues at stake for today’s feminists, and calls a new generation back to action.


McMillan Palgrave
In today's "post-feminist" society, women and men are considered equal. For younger women and men, feminism is often portrayed as unfashionable and irrelevant. But since the beginning of the new millennium a new generation have emerged to challenge these assumptions and assert a vibrant new agenda. This groundbreaking book reveals the what, why and how of the new feminist movement and what it has to say about women's lives in today's society. From cosmetic surgery to celebrity culture and girl power to globalization, from rape to religion and sex to singleness, this book reveals the seven vital issues at stake for today's feminists, unveils the beginnings of a fresh and diverse wave of feminism, and calls a new generation back to action.


Blackwell Publishing
In today's `post-feminist' society, feminism is often portrayed as unfashionable and irrelevant. But since the turn of the millennium, a revitalised feminist movement has emerged to challenge these assumptions and assert a vibrant new agenda. Reclaiming the F Word reveals the what, why and how of the new feminist movement and what it has to say about women's lives today. From cosmetic surgery to celebrity culture and parenting to politics, from rape to religion and sex to singleness, this groundbreaking book reveals the seven vital issues at stake for today's feminists, and calls a new generation back to action.

`A lucid and lively examination of the state of contemporary feminism from twom women who really know what they're talking about.' Libby Brooks, Guardian

`Savvy, witty and politically passionate, Reclaiming the F Word explains what today's feminists want, and describes what they are doing to make it happen.' Deborah Cameron, University of Oxford

`There has never been a better, more exciting time to be a feminist. This book ... should be every woman's - and many men's - bedside companion.'Zoe Margolis, aka Abby Lee, author of Girl With A One Track Mind

`This is a book that celebrates feminist history and salutes the new generation of feminism that's emerging.' Alison Piepmeier, Women's and Gender Studies Program, College of Charleston

... practical, positive, and refreshingly free from navel-gazing.' Delilah Campbell, Trouble & Strife

`With verve and immediacy, Reclaiming the F Word provides feisty retorts to those tired claims that feminism is dead.'Chilla Bulbeck, University of Adelaide.

Publisher: London, Eng. ; New York, NY : Zed Books , 2010
ISBN: 9781848133952
Characteristics: xii, 282 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Aune, Kristin
Alternative Title: The new feminist movement

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