Feminist Fight Club

Feminist Fight Club : A Survival Manual For a Sexist Workplace

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'Engaging, hilarious and practical - I will proudly proclaim myself a card-carrying member of the FFC' - Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and bestselling author of Lean In

This is a call to arms.

Are you aged zero to infinity? Finished with the sexist status quo? Ready to kick ass and take names?

Welcome to the Feminist Fight Club. You have lifetime membership.

Feminist Fight Club provides an arsenal of weapons for surviving in an unequal world. You will learn how to fight micro-aggressions, correct unconscious bias, deal with male colleagues who can't stop 'manterrupting' or 'bro-propriating' your ideas - and how to lean in without falling the f*ck over.

Every woman needs this book - and they needed it yesterday.

This is not a drill.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 153 x 214 x 24mm | 399g
  • Portfolio Penguin
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241244838
  • 9780241244838
  • 39,287

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I'll be buying this for any young woman I know starting out on her career ... It is invaluable wisdom Sunday Times
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I'll be buying this for any young woman I know starting out on her career ... It is invaluable wisdom * Sunday Times * Seriously useful... Feminist Fight Club is a perfect gift for the friend who just needs a little push to start standing up for herself * Refinery29 * Funny and fresh ... One of those books that every person, not just every woman, should read * Glamour * Feminist Fight Club is engaging, hilarious and practical - full of simple tools for battling workplace sexism that every woman should have at her disposal. Jessica is a unique voice - and I will proudly proclaim myself a card-carrying member of the FFC -- Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and bestselling author of LEAN IN A classic, f*ck-you feminist battle guide, with unapologetic strategies for how to get down and strength up with female comrades to fight patriarchy on the daily. Every woman should have a Feminist Fight Club -- Ilana Glazer, comedian and co-creator of BROAD CITY This book offers the weapons that women need to win the war on inequality. With mighty wit, Jessica Bennett shows women how to defeat the enemies - and men how to stop being enemies. I was not prepared to laugh out loud so many times while learning so much about a serious topic. -- Adam Grant, bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE Feminist Fight Club is a worthy addition to the library of any young female professional or frustrated middle manager-or male coworker who wants to help * Fortune * Lean In conceived as an illustrated guide for millennials. Feminist Fight Club is as grounded in academic research as Lean In... Ms. Bennett manages to convey a remarkable amount of substance briskly and entertainingly... it has performed a huge service not just to its target audience but to the businesses they will be joining. * New York Times *
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About Jessica Bennett

Jessica Bennett is an award-winning journalist and critic who writes on women, sexuality, and culture. She is a columnist at the New York Times, where you can regularly find her byline in the Sunday style section. She recently authored the first profile of Monica Lewinsky in a decade, capturing her plight to redefine her story. Jessica is also a contributing editor at LeanIn.org, the nonprofit founded by Sheryl Sandberg, where she cofounded and curates the Lean In Collection, a photo partnership with Getty Images to change the way women are depicted in stock photography.
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5,900 ratings
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4 37% (2,198)
3 27% (1,615)
2 7% (414)
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