The Female Eunuch

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Author: Germaine Greer

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0061972800

Category: Social Science

Page: 432

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The publication of Germaine Greer's The Female Eunuch in 1970 was a landmark event, raising eyebrows and ire while creating a shock wave of recognition in women around the world with its steadfast assertion that sexual liberation is the key to women's liberation. Today, Greer's searing examination of the oppression of women in contemporary society is both an important historical record of where we've been and a shockingly relevant treatise on what still remains to be achieved.

Der weibliche Eunuch

Aufruf zur Befreiung der Frau

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Author: Germaine Greer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423361965

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Page: 359

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Critical Childhood Studies and the Practice of Interdisciplinarity

Disciplining the Child

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Author: Joanne Faulkner,Magdalena Zolkos

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498525768

Category: Social Science

Page: 190

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This book analyzes different figurations of childhood in contemporary culture and politics with a particular focus on interdisciplinary methodologies of critical childhood studies. Traditionally, the figure of the child has been located at the peripheries of academic disciplines. However, critical discussions of the ideological, symbolic and affective roles that children play in contemporary societies suggest that they are often the locus of larger societal crises, collective psychic tensions, and unspoken prohibitions and taboos.

Bitch

ein Loblied auf gefährliche Frauen

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Author: Elizabeth Wurtzel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442150830

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Page: 510

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After Austen

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Author: Lisa Hopkins

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319958941

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Page: N.A

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Feminist Ecologies

Changing Environments in the Anthropocene

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Author: Lara Stevens,Peta Tait,Denise Varney

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319643851

Category: Social Science

Page: 271

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This edited volume critically engages with ecofeminist scholarship. It tracks the ongoing dialogue between women’s issues and environmental change by republishing the work of pioneering scholars and activists in the field. Together with new essays by contemporary ecofeminist scholars, the book uncovers the dialectical relationship between environmental and feminist causes, the relational identities of feminists and ecofeminists, and the concept of ecofeminism as a rallying point for environmental feminism. The volume defines ecofeminism as a multidisciplinary project and will appeal to readers working within the field of Environmental Humanities.

Veuve Clicquot

die Geschichte eines Champagner-Imperiums und der Frau, die es regierte

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Author: Tilar J. Mazzeo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783423346740

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Page: 319

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Die einsame Passion der Judith Hearne

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Author: Brian Moore

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257608853

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Die aufrüttelnde Geschichte einer unverheirateten Frau mittleren Alters, die in einer Pension in Belfast wohnt und kaum mehr besitzt als einen letzten Rest Hoffnung auf die große Liebe und ein häusliches Leben. Sie wartet. Als ihr mit Vierzig plötzlich klar wird, daß Warten bisher nichts gebracht hat, macht die unscheinbare Judith einen letzten verzweifelten Versuch, nach dem Leben zu greifen.

Living Dolls

warum junge Frauen heute lieber schön als schlau sein wollen

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Author: Natasha Walter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596189960

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Page: 330

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Marking Feminist Times

Remembering the Longest Revolution in Australia

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Author: Margaret Henderson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 9783039108473

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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With its challenge to nearly every facet of Australian society and culture, the Australian women's movement has achieved much in a short period of time. And it has attracted controversy: fiery denunciation and equally passionate loyalty. This book explores how such a revolutionary social movement remembers its past. The women's movement has always recognised the political importance of history, narrative, and language to changing the way we think, and hence to changing the world. How then does feminism mark its own past times, and what stories does it tell of the campaigns, struggles, defeats, victories, and activists? What is remembered and what is forgotten? How do its narratives of its recent history counter those told by the mainstream culture? By reading novels, film, television, autobiographies, newspaper and magazine articles, and academic histories "Marking Feminist Times" traces the making of a feminist collective memory: the reasons for its emergence, the shapes taken, and the narratives that recur. And in so doing, this book reveals a feminist collective memory haunted by the early loss of an authentically revolutionary movement.

Das andere Geschlecht

Sitte und Sexus der Frau

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Author: Simone de Beauvoir

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644051615

Category: Social Science

Page: 944

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Das berühmte Standardwerk von Simone de Beauvoir. Die universelle Standortbestimmung der Frau, die aus jahrtausendealter Abhängigkeit von männlicher Vorherrschaft ausgebrochen ist, hat nichts an Gültigkeit eingebüßt. Die Scharfsichtigkeit der grundlegenden Analyse tritt in der Neuübersetzung noch deutlicher hervor.

Germaine Greer: Untamed Shrew

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Author: Christine Wallace

Publisher: Pan

ISBN: 174334189X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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The story of one of the most intriguing people in a generation. Germaine Greer is one of the opinion-formers of our age, her challenging views constantly provoking us in print and on the small screen. The Female Eunuch, her first book published in 1970, was hailed by the women's liberation movement and influenced an entire generation. Yet two years earlier Greer had argued that "there is hardly a woman alive who is not deeply attracted to the notion of a husband of the kind extolled by Kate", the rebellious wife subdued in The Taming of the Shrew. Over 30 years later, as Germaine Greer revises what one reviewer called "one of the most eloquent pieces of anarchist propaganda that have appeared in this century", it is fitting to assess the life and work of this complex, compelling intellect. Christine Wallace, an Australian academic familiar with the background in which Germaine Greer grew up, has drawn extensively from candid interviews with Greer's family, friends and former colleagues as well as from her many autobiographical writings. She reveals a courageous, contradictory, often tormented woman, variously (and often simultaneously) scholar, rock stars' groupie, bohemian, lover of cats and gardening, and a feminist who spurned and then yearned for motherhood. An icon of women's liberation yet fiercely competitive and scathing of other women; a swashbuckling adventuress yet often vulnerable and surprisingly passive in her dealings with men; an inveterate self-dramatist yet incorrigibly honest, Greer has always lived by extremes – and the risks she took have allowed shoals of moderate feminists to swim in her wake. Many followers have been rebuffed by her reckless inconsistency – a quality she shares with Byron, her first literary love, stemming from a rare determination to be true to the moment. This biography puts into context the unhappy childhood, the convent schooling and promiscuous but rigorous university years that shaped Greer's powerful personality and restless intelligence. Child of the beat generation, leader (and victim) of the 60s sexual revolution, she continues to assail our complacency.

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations

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Author: Elizabeth Knowles

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199208956

Category: Reference

Page: 479

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More than five thousand quotations, that range in time from Scott's Antarctic expedition in 1912 to the attack on the World Trade Center in 2001, are gathered in a comprehensive, updated resource that evokes a fascinating picture of the social, political, cultural, and scientific highlights of modern times.

Frauen

Roman

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Author: Marilyn French

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783499247446

Category:

Page: 845

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