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Penny, Laurie: Bitch Doctrine (eBook)

Essays for Dissenting Adults

I can't really think of another writer who so consistently and bravely keeps thinking and talking and learning and trying to make the world better' Caitlin Moran

Smart, provocative and uncompromising, this collection of Laurie Penny's journalism establishes her as one of our most important, confident and vibrant feminist voices. From the issue of surveillance, the attraction of dystopias and the dangers of Facebook, to trigger warnings, transgender rights and whistle-blowing she writes with ferocity and an unflinching eye for injustice.

Penny is passionate in her desire to confront social hypocrisy and inequality. Writing to challenge our social norms and stereotypes, to ultimately make the world a better place, her voice is an essential one. This revelatory, revolutionary collection of articles will show readers how to navigate, and ultimately survive, the twenty-first century.

Penny is one of the first feminist writers to grow up within, and so instinctively understand, both the possibilities and the dangers of this relatively new cyber world

'I can't really think of another writer who so consistently and bravely keeps thinking and talking and learning and trying to make the world better' Caitlin Moran Smart and provocative, witty and uncompromising, this collection of Laurie Penny's writing establishes her as one of the most urgent and vibrant feminist voices of our time. From the shock of Donald Trump's election and the victories of the far right, to online harassment and the transgender rights movement, these darkly humorous articles provoke challenging conversations about the definitive social issues of today. Penny is lyrical and passionate in her desire to contest injustice; she writes at the raw edge of the zeitgeist at a time when it has never been more vital to confront social norms. These revelatory, revolutionary essays will give readers hope and tools for change from one of today's boldest commentators.

Verlag: Bloomsbury Seiten: 384 S. Erscheinungsjahr: 2017 Ausführung: Kartonierter Einband (Kt)

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Verlag Bloomsbury UK
Einband Adobe Digital Editions
Erscheinungsjahr 2017
Seitenangabe 384 S.
Meldetext
Untertitel Essays for Dissenting Adults
Ausgabekennzeichen Englisch
Masse 372 KB
Auflage 1. Auflage
Plattform EPUB
Reihe Bloomsbury Circus
Autor*in Penny, Laurie
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