Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics (Paperback)

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An aspect of hooks' thought I find welcoming is her unswerving belief that an end to "sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression" — the goal of feminism as hooks defines it in Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (1984) — only will come about through the combined efforts of both women and men. In the wake of Tarana Burke's "Me Too" movement — and its latest iteration as social media's #MeToo — Feminism Is for Everybody deserves to be read by anyone seeking to understand our current moment.

— From Graham


What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives--to see that feminism is for everybody.

About the Author

A cultural critic, an intellectual, and a feminist writer, bell hooks is best known for classic books including Ain't I a Woman, Bone Black, All About Love, Rock My Soul, Belonging, We Real Cool, Where We Stand, Teaching to Transgress, Teaching Community, Outlaw Culture, and Reel to Real. hooks is Distinguished Professor in Residence in Appalachian Studies at Berea College, and resides in her home state of Kentucky.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781138821620
ISBN-10: 1138821624
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: September 26th, 2014
Pages: 124
Language: English