Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics
Publish date: October 1st 2000
Publisher: South End Press
Pages no: 140
Edition language: English
, Gender Studies
, Womens Studies
, Social Movements
, Social Justice
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...
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...
The perfect entry-book into feminism. Informative and inspiring.
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.
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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