The Misogyny Factor

The Misogyny Factor

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By (author) Anne Summers

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  • Publisher: UNSW Press
  • Format: Paperback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 135mm x 208mm x 15mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney
  • ISBN 10: 1742233848
  • ISBN 13: 9781742233840
  • Sales rank: 75,351

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In 2012, Anne Summers gave two landmark speeches about women in Australia, attracting more than 120,000 visits to her website. Within weeks of their delivery Prime Minister Julia Gillard's own speech about misogyny and sexism went viral and was celebrated around the world. Summers makes the case that Australia, the land of the fair go, still hasn't figured out how to make equality between men and women work. She shows how uncomfortable we are with the idea of women with political and financial power, let alone the reality. Summers dismisses the idea that we should celebrate progress for women as opposed to outright success. She shows what success will look like. eBook available from UNSW Bookshop View the table of contents here.

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Dr Anne Summers is a best-selling author, journalist and thought-leader with a long career in politics, the media, business and the non-government sector in Australia and abroad.