Full Frontal Feminism

Full Frontal Feminism : A Young Woman's Guide to Why Feminism Matters

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Feminism isn't dead. It just isn't very cool anymore. Enter Full Frontal Feminism, a book that embodies the forward-looking messages that author Jessica Valenti propagated as founder of the popular website, Feministing.com. This revised edition includes a new foreword by Valenti, reflecting upon whatÂs happened in the five years since Full Frontal Feminism was originally published. With new openers from Valenti in every chapter, the book covers a range of topics, including pop culture, health, reproductive rights, violence, education, relationships, and more. Chapters include:YouÂre a Hardcore Feminist. I Swear.Feminists Do It Better (and Other Sex Tips)Pop Culture Gone WildThe Blame (and Shame) GameIf These Uterine Walls Could TalkMy Big Fat Unnecessary Wedding and Other Dating Diseases?Real Women Have BabiesI Promise I WonÂt Say ?HerstoryÂBoys Do CryBeauty CultSex and the City Voters, My Ass Valenti knows better than anyone that young women need a smart-ass book that deals with real-life issues in a style they can relate to. No rehashing the same old issues or belaboring where today's young women have gone wrong. Feminism should be something young women feel comfortable with. Full Frontal Feminism is sending out the message to readers?yeah, you're feminists, and that's actually pretty frigging cool.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 22mm | 381.02g
  • Avalon Publishing Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1580052010
  • 9781580052016
  • 57,689

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"I love Feministing.com and always learn from it." -- Katha Pollitshow more

About Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti--called one of the Top 100 Inspiring Women in the world by "The Guardian"--is the author of four books on feminism, politics, and culture. Jessica is also the founder of Feministing.com, which "Columbia Journalism Review" called "head and shoulders above almost any writing on women's issues in mainstream media." Her writing has appeared in "The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian (UK), The American Prospect, Ms." magazine, "Salon," and "Bitch" magazine. Jessica received her Masters degree in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. She lives with her husband and daughter in New York.show more

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