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We Should All Be Feminists

(Available February 3, 2015)
We Should All Be Feminists
Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101911761
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We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $7.95

In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah, offers readers a unique definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness. Drawing extensively on her own experiences and her deep understanding of the often masked realities... Read more >
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The Anti-Social Family
The Anti-Social Family
Written by Michele Barrett and Mary Mcintosh
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ISBN: 9781781687598
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The Anti-Social Family

Written by Michele Barrett and Mary Mcintosh


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

Despite much talk of its decline, the nuclear family persists as a structure central to contemporary society, a fact to be lamented, according to the ideas of Michèle Barrett and Mary McIntosh. The Anti-social Family dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced... Read more >
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The Anti-Social Family

Written by Michele Barrett and Mary Mcintosh


Format: eBook, 174 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

Despite much talk of its decline, the nuclear family persists as a structure central to contemporary society, a fact to be lamented, according to the ideas of Michèle Barrett and Mary McIntosh. The Anti-social Family dissects the network of household, kinship and sexual relations that constitute the family form in advanced... Read more >
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Straight Sex
Straight Sex
Written by Lynne Segal
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ISBN: 9781781687567
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Straight Sex
Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure
Written by Lynne Segal


Format: Trade Paperback, 395 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

Is heterosexual sex inherently damaging to women? This is the central question of Straight Sex, Lynne Segal’s account of twentyfive years of feminist thinking on sexuality. Covering the thought of sixties-era sexual liberationists, alongside the ensuing passionate debates over sex and love within feminist and lesbian communities, Segal covers certain shifts... Read more >
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Woman's Consciousness, Man's World
Woman's Consciousness, Man's World
Written by Sheila Rowbotham
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ISBN: 9781781687536
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Woman's Consciousness, Man's World

Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

A groundbreaking contribution to debates on women’s oppression and consciousness, and the connections between socialism and feminism, this foundational text shows how the roles women adopt within the capitalist economy have shaped ideas about family and sexuality. Examining feminist consciousness from various vantage points – social, sexual, cultural and economic &ndash... Read more >
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Woman's Consciousness, Man's World

Written by Sheila Rowbotham


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

A groundbreaking contribution to debates on women’s oppression and consciousness, and the connections between socialism and feminism, this foundational text shows how the roles women adopt within the capitalist economy have shaped ideas about family and sexuality. Examining feminist consciousness from various vantage points – social, sexual, cultural and economic &ndash... Read more >
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Woman's Estate
Woman's Estate
Written by Juliet Mitchell
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ISBN: 9781781687628
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Woman's Estate

Written by Juliet Mitchell


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist movement with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, Woman’s Estate is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time. Scrutinizing the political background of the movement, its sources and its common ground with other radical manifestations of the sixties... Read more >
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Woman's Estate

Written by Juliet Mitchell


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $17.95

Combining the energy of the early seventies feminist movement with the perceptive analyses of the trained theorist, Woman’s Estate is one of the most influential socialist feminist statements of its time. Scrutinizing the political background of the movement, its sources and its common ground with other radical manifestations of the sixties... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore, Read by Jill Lepore
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553551341
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore
Read by Jill Lepore


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780385354059
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Foreword by Kathi Weeks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781680131
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

Read more >
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

Read more >
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We Should All Be Feminists
We Should All Be Feminists
Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872932
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We Should All Be Feminists

Written by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $1.99

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What does “feminism” mean today? That is the question at the heart of We Should All Be Feminists, a personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-viewed Tedx talk of the same name—by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. With humor and levity... Read more >
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Women's Oppression Today
Women's Oppression Today
Written by Michele Barrett, Foreword by Kathi Weeks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781680148
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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Foreword by Kathi Weeks


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Women’s Oppression Today is a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism, exploring how gender, sexuality and the “family-household system” operate in relation to contemporary capitalism. In this updated edition, Michèle Barrett surveys the social and intellectual changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, and looks back...

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In Our Time
In Our Time
Written by Susan Brownmiller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151986
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In Our Time
Memoir of a Revolution
Written by Susan Brownmiller


Format: eBook, 388 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2013
Price: $11.99

There once was a time when the concept of equal pay for equal work did not exist, when women of all ages were "girls," when abortion was a back-alley procedure, when there was no such thing as a rape crisis center or a shelter for battered women, when "sexual harassment" had... Read more >
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Fortunes of Feminism
From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis
Written by Nancy Fraser


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $24.95

Nancy Fraser’s major new book traces the feminist movement’s evolution since the 1970s and anticipates a new—radical and egalitarian—phase of feminist thought and action.

During the ferment of the New Left, “Second Wave” feminism emerged as a struggle for women’s liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning... Read more >
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Heretic's Heart
A Journey through Spirit and Revolution
Written by Margot Adler


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $24.00

Starting in 1964, writes Margot Adler in this dazzling memoir, “I found myself mysteriously at the center of extraordinary events.” Now a correspondent for National Public Radio, Adler was a young woman determined to be taken seriously and to be an agent of change—on her own terms, free from dogma and... Read more >
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The Bonds of Love
The Bonds of Love
Written by Jessica Benjamin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833303
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The Bonds of Love
Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
Written by Jessica Benjamin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $14.99

Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do hey continue to recapitulate... Read more >
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The Last Men on Top
The Last Men on Top
Written by Susan Jacoby
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ISBN: 9780307908476
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The Last Men on Top

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $2.99

A feminist—and the bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason—looks back at the last pre-feminist generation of men who supposedly had it all and asks: what exactly did they have?

How fabulous was life for men in the 1950s and early 1960s? How real is the world depicted by a television... Read more >
Fortunes of Feminism
Fortunes of Feminism
Written by Nancy Fraser
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844679843
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Fortunes of Feminism
From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis
Written by Nancy Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $24.95

Nancy Fraser’s major new book traces the feminist movement’s evolution since the 1970s and anticipates a new—radical and egalitarian—phase of feminist thought and action.

During the ferment of the New Left, “Second Wave” feminism emerged as a struggle for women’s liberation and took its place alongside other radical movements that were questioning... Read more >
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Paradise Beneath Her Feet
Written by Isobel Coleman
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ISBN: 9780812978551
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Paradise Beneath Her Feet
How Women Are Transforming the Middle East
Written by Isobel Coleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $17.00

Now with a new Preface and Afterword by the author
 
“Outstanding . . . [Isobel Coleman] takes us into remote villages and urban bureaucracies to find the brave men and women working to create change in the Middle East.”—Los Angeles Times
 
In this timely and important book, Isobel Coleman... Read more >
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My Escape
My Escape
Written by Benoite Groult
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ISBN: 9781590515433
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My Escape
An Autobiography
Written by Benoite Groult


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $17.95

This witty autobiography captures the rich and varied life of a renowned French author and pioneering feminist, through the obstacles and movements in twentieth-century France.

Born in 1920 in Paris, Benoite Groult obtained the right to vote only when she was twenty-five years old. She married four times, bore three... Read more >
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My Escape
An Autobiography
Written by Benoite Groult


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $14.95

This witty autobiography captures the rich and varied life of a renowned French author and pioneering feminist, through the obstacles and movements in twentieth-century France.
 
Born in 1920 in Paris, Benoite Groult obtained the right to vote only when she was twenty-five years old. She married four times, bore three... Read more >
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In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays
In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays
Written by Katie Roiphe
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644026
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In Praise of Messy Lives: Essays

Written by Katie Roiphe


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $12.99

This powerful collection of essays ranges from pop culture to politics, from Hillary Clinton to Susan Sontag, from Facebook to Mad Men, from Joan Didion to David Foster Wallace to—most strikingly—the author’s own life. For fans of the essays of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Jonathan Lethem.

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS... Read more >
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