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Nasty Women Talk Back - Feminist Essays On The Global Women's Marches (Paperback) Loot Price: R149
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Nasty Women Talk Back - Feminist Essays On The Global Women's Marches (Paperback)

Joy Watson, Amanda Gouws

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The presidential campaign in the USA grabbed the global imagination. It also grabbed the feminist imagination, presenting the hope that if a woman could become the president of the USA, women throughout the world would finally break through the reinforced glass ceiling. However, when it didn’t happen, the lost opportunity became the metaphorical kick in the feminist gut on a global scale. Through the subsequent misogyny, vulgarity, lewd comments, the pussy grabbing video, and the threats of the erosion of feminist activism in the trenches, worldwide a deep mourning arose from the feminist community. It was the name calling of “nasty women” that really smarted. Initial feelings of anger gave rise to empowerment of women — those who talk back to patriarchy — to embrace the label of “nasty women”.

The idea for the collection was born, cradled and nurtured between friends who wanted to create a space for writing and thinking about the marches. The group of feminists who contributed to this collection used the marches and the posters inspired by the marches as a vehicle which galvanised women into action to put pen to paper and show fervour for ongoing feminist activism.

The nexus of this beautifully written and evocatively illustrated collection is telling narratives that link very personal stories with deeply political issues. These are the stories told by nasty women who are making the personal political, who are seeking to live their lives in ways that resist and challenge patriarchy. Through their very intimate nature these are stories that speak to the creation of a different kind of social order, one based on equity, the promotion of human rights and social justice.

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Imprint: Imbali Academic Publishers (Pty) Ltd
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: September 2018
Editors: Joy Watson • Amanda Gouws
Dimensions: 240 x 170 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-0-639-96360-0
Barcode: 9780639963600
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
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Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Gender studies > Women's studies > Feminism
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LSN: 0-639-96360-9

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