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Feminism is for Everybody: Passionate Politics - Community Reviews back

by Bell Hooks
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"So it goes."
"So it goes." rated it 11 months ago
A decent primer on feminism, with the goal of explaining why feminism actually benefits everyone. hooks defines feminism as "a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression." I wish she'd included a statement about equality of opportunity, since we're still working toward that in so ma...
wealhtheow rated it 6 years ago
hooks has written a short, very readable selection of essays on a variety of topics, from sexuality to domestic violence to intersectionality. This could be used as an intermediate introduction to feminism--maybe what you give someone after they've already ingested the basic facts of current inequa...
My sodding goodreads replacement (maybe)
The perfect entry-book into feminism. Informative and inspiring.
Bookish for life
Bookish for life rated it 8 years ago
This is the first book by bell hooks I've read - but it won't be the last! I especially like her insistence that feminism can only exist if it also tackles other social justice issues, like race and class. Altogether a nice introduction to feminist theory.
lizpatanders rated it 9 years ago
I have to say that I think Bell Hooks is totally awesome. This is the first book of hers which I've read and she recently spoke at my school. She's very intelligent and a great public speaker, not to mention the fact that she has accomplished a great deal in her life. I really think that Feminism...
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