Lean Out (Large Print 16pt)

Lean Out (Large Print 16pt)

by Dawn Foster

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Lean Out (Large Print 16pt) by Dawn Foster

In her powerful debut work Lean Out, acclaimed journalist Dawn Foster unpicks how the purportedly feminist message of Sandberg's book neatly exempts patriarchy, capitalism and business from any responsibility for changing the position of women in contemporary culture. It looks at the rise of a corporate '1% feminism', and at how feminism has been defanged and depoliticised at a time when women have borne the brunt of the financial crash and the gap between rich and poor is widening faster than ever. Surveying business, media, culture and politics, Foster asks whether this 'trickledown' feminism offers any material gain for women collectively, or acts as mere window-dressing PR for the corporations who caused the financial crash. She concludes that 'leaning out' of the corporate model is a more effective way of securing change than leaning in.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781525234385
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com Pty Limited
Publication date: 11/21/2016
Pages: 124
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Dawn Foster is a writer and journalist. She contributes regularly to the London Review of Books, The Guardian and New Humanist , among other publications, and appears on Sky News and the BBC. She won the IBP Young Journalist of the Year award in 2014, and currently lives in London.

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