Witches, Witch-Hunting, and Women

The world is witnessing a new surge of interpersonal and institutional violence against women, including new witch hunts This surge of violence has occurred alongside an expansion of capitalist social relation In this new work, Silvia Federici examines the root causes of these developments and out

Living a Feminist Life

In Living a Feminist Life Sara Ahmed shows how feminist theory is generated from everyday life and the ordinary experiences of being a feminist at home and at work Building on legacies of feminist of color scholarship in particular, Ahmed offers a poetic and personal meditation on how feminists bec

Where Freedom Starts: Sex, Power, Violence, #MeToo

The powerful wave of rage fueling MeToo has finally refocused public attention on sexual harassment and sexual violence and starkly posed questions of power, of feminism, and of politics How do we define violence How do we discuss and experience sex Who gets to tell stories of sexual assault, an

Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Misogyny is a hot topic, yet it s often misunderstood What is misogyny, exactly Who deserves to be called a misogynist How does misogyny contrast with sexism, and why is it prone to persist or increase even when sexist gender roles are waning This book is an exploration of misogyny in public l

Bitch Doctrine: Essays for Dissenting Adults

I can t really think of another writer who so consistently and bravely keeps thinking and talking and learning and trying to make the world better Caitlin Moran n nSmart and provocative, witty and uncompromising, this collection of Laurie Penny s celebrated essays establishes her as one of the mo

The Crunk Feminist Collection

For the Crunk Feminist Collective, their academic day jobs were lacking in conversations they actually wanted relevant, real conversations about how race and gender politics intersect with pop culture and current events To address this void, they started a blog Now with an annual readership of nea

The Second Sex

Newly translated and unabridged in English for the first time, Simone de Beauvoir s masterwork is a powerful analysis of the Western notion of woman, and a groundbreaking exploration of inequality and otherness This long awaited new edition reinstates significant portions of the original French

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

A sweeping examination of the core issues of sexual politics, bell hooks new book Feminist Theory from margin to center argues that the contemporary feminist movement must establish a new direction for the 1980s Continuing the debates surrounding her controversial first book, Ain t I A Woman, bel

Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics

Acclaimed cultural critic bell hooks offers an open hearted and welcoming vision of gender, sexuality, and society in this inspiring and accessible volume In engaging and provocative style, bell hooks introduces a popular theory of feminism rooted in common sense and the wisdom of experience Hers