Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

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Routledge, Oct 10, 2014 - Social Science - 138 pages
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What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives—to see that feminism is for everybody.

 

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Contents

preface to the new edition
come closer to feminism
feminist politics where we stand
consciousnessraising a constant change of heart
sisterhood is still powerful
feminist education for critical consciousness
our bodies ourselves reproductive rights
beauty within and without
race and gender
ending violence
feminist masculinity
feminist parenting
liberating marriage and partnership
a feminist sexual politic an ethics of mutual freedom
total bliss lesbianism and feminism
to love again the heart of feminism

feminist class struggle
global feminism
women at work
feminist spirituality
visionary feminism
index

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A cultural critic, an intellectual, and a feminist writer, bell hooks is best known for classic books including Ain’t I a Woman, Bone Black, All About Love, Rock My Soul, Belonging, We Real Cool, Where We Stand, Teaching to Transgress, Teaching Community, Outlaw Culture, and Reel to Real. hooks is Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, and resides in her home state of Kentucky.

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