Nasty Women

Nasty Women

4.17 (1,540 ratings by Goodreads)
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4.17 (1,540 ratings by Goodreads)
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With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever to share real experiences and hold the truth to account in the midst of sensationalism and international political turmoil. Nasty Women is a collection of essays, interviews and accounts on what it is to be a woman in the 21st century.Punk, pressure, politics, people - from working class experience to racial divides in Trump's America, being a child of immigrants, to sexual assault, Brexit, pregnancy, contraception, identity, family, finding a voice online, role models and more, Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Zeba Talkhani, Chitra Ramaswamy are just a few of the incredible women who share their experience here.Keep telling your stories and tell them loud.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 228g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0995623821
  • 9780995623828
  • 186,526

Table of contents

Independence Day - Katie Muriel // Black Feminism Online: Claiming Digital Space - Claire L. Heuchan // Lament: Living With the Consequences of Contraception - Jen McGregor // These Shadows, These Ghosts - Laura Lam // The Nastiness of Survival - Mel Reeve // Against Stereotypes: Working Class Girls and Working Class Art - Laura Waddell // Go Home - Sim Bajwa // Love in a Time of Melancholia - Becca Inglis // Choices - Rowan C. Clarke // 'Touch Me Again and I Will Fucking Kill You': Cultural Resistance to Gendered Violence in the Punk Rock Community - Ren Aldridge // On Naming - Nadine Aisha Jassat // Laura Jane Grace: Naming, Speaking Out and the Subversion of Art - In conversation with Sasha De Buyl-Pisco // Adventures of a Half-Black Yank in America - Elise Hines // Foraging and Feminism: Hedge-Witchcraft in the 21st Century - Alice Tarbuck // Fat in Every Language - Jonatha Kottler // After Expecting - Chitra Ramaswamy // Hard Dumplings for Visitors - Christina Neuwirth // Liberation or Segregation: Rejecting Environmental and Attitudinal Barriers to Accessibility - Belle Owen // A Good Muslim - Zeba Talkhani // The Dark Girl's Enlightenment - Joelle A. Owusu
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Review quote

'An essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now.' - Margaret Atwood (Twitter). 'An important if not essential collection of essays, this book is almost impossible to put down. It will make you proud to call yourself a Nasty Woman.' - Louise O'Neill, author of Asking For It; 'An essential, incredible multitudinous riot of voices... required reading.' - Nikseh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant; 'Nasty Women Is The Intersectional Essay Collection Feminists Need' - Huffington Post; 'The most discussed upcoming publication of the year' - The Independent; 'Sizzling hot, radical, and a great solace.' - Chitra Ramaswamy; 'A bloody masterpiece. I'm shook!' - Joelle Owusu; 'It's powerful. This book is a treat like no other.' - Zeba Talkhani
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1,540 ratings
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4 45% (686)
3 15% (229)
2 2% (33)
1 1% (10)
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