Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics / Edition 1by bell hooks
Pub. Date: 10/01/2000
Publisher: South End Press
hooks applies her critical analysis to the most contentious and challenging issues facing feminists
In this engaging and provocative volume, bell hooks introduces a popular theory of feminism rooted in common sense and the wisdom of experience. Hers is a vision of a beloved community that appeals to all those committed to equality, mutual respect, and justice.
hooks applies her critical analysis to the most contentious and challenging issues facing feminists today, including reproductive rights, violence, race, class, and work.
With her customary insight and unsparing honesty, hooks calls for a feminism free from divisive barriers but rich with rigorous debate. In language both eye-opening and optimistic, hooks encourages us to demand alternatives to patriarchal, racist, and homophobic culture, and to imagine a different future.
hooks speaks to all those in search of true liberation, asking readers to take a look at feminism in a new light, to see that it touches all lives. Issuing an invitation to participate fully in feminist movement and to benefit fully from it, hooks shows that feminismfar from being an outdated concept or one limited to an intellectual eliteis indeed for everybody.
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Table of Contents
Ch. 1: Feminist Politics: Where We Stand
Ch. 2: Consciousness-raising: A Constant Change of Heart
Ch. 3: Sisterhood is Still Powerful
Ch. 4: Feminist Education for Critical Consciousness
Ch. 5: Our Bodies, Ourselves: Reproductive Rights
Ch. 6: Beauty Within and Without
Ch. 7: Feminist Class Struggle
Ch. 8: Global Feminism
Ch. 9: Women at Work
Ch. 10: Race and Gender
Ch. 11: Ending Violence
Ch. 12: Feminist Masculinity
Ch. 13: Feminist Parenting
Ch. 14: Liberating Marriage and Partnership
Ch. 15: A Feminist Sexual Politic: An Ethics of Mutual Freedom
Ch. 16: Total Bliss: Lesbianism and Feminism
Ch. 17: To Love Again: The Heart of Feminism
Ch. 18: Feminist Spirituality
Ch. 19: Visionary Feminism
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it is a short book that was easy to understand, and gave me a better understanding of what the feminist movement is really about
To anyone who feels that people who identify as a man have nothing to gain from the empowerment of women, this book is for you!