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Female Chauvinist Pigs

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Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780743284288
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Published: Free Press - October 1st, 2006

Playboy MagazineGirls Gone Wild. Pole dancing. Fishnet stockings paired with pumps and a low-cut tube-top. Sound appealing? Levy takes a look at the rise of raunch culture and what draws women to actively participate in making sex objects of each other. This is a hysterical new perspective on the ramifications of the highly sexualized culture of the United States that prompts the question: is this really what our feminist mothers fought for? ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


Couldn't Keep It to Myself

Do not turn away from this book merely because it was written by women in prison! The women of York Correctional Institution bare all in this collection of semi-autobiographical short stories. The women are bold and upfront about their experiences without making excuses for their actions or circumstances. What really spoke to me about these stories is that the majority of the women credit Lamb and the intimate act of writing for their recovery and psychological progress while in detention. Each account is unique on its own and pushed me to re-evaluate the effectiveness of the correctional system, as well as my own opinion of prisoners in general, reminding me that inmates are "people first, and prisoners second." ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


Half the Sky

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307387097
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Published: Vintage - June 1st, 2010

Finally, an informative account of the horrors of women's oppression in Third World countries that offers feasible options to become an activist from home! WuDunn and her husband traveled the globe to find first-hand experiences of human trafficking, forced prostitution, life-threatening poverty, and the effects of sex and gender discrimination. The authors do an excellent job of relaying the ramifications of these injustices on women and men globally, which makes this book difficult to read but equally difficult to put down. If you have a mother, sister, daughter, or any woman in your life, you should read this and take action! ~ Reviewed by Jess Hanlon


Frontier Feminist

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Frontier Feminist: Clarina Howard Nichols and the Politics of Motherhood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780700617289
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Published: University Press of Kansas - October 20th, 2010

This is a masterfully researched biography of one of the pioneering mothers of the women's rights movement. Beginning with her birth in Townshend, VT, Nichols' biography spans the length of her life highlighting her advocacy for westward expansion and her work for social and political reform. Highly readable and endlessly fascinating. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Half The Sky

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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307387097
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Published: Vintage - June 1st, 2010

Kristof and WuDunn have written a critically important book. Focused on empowering women in the developing world from the ground up, their urgent call to arms stresses the need for people to see the education and empowerment of women for what it is: A matter of basic human rights. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780345498601
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Published: Villard - December 26th, 2007

If you are a woman you MUST read this book.
If you know a woman, you MUST read this book.
YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK!!


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