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Unscrewed : Women, Sex, Power, and How to Stop Letting the System Screw Us All - (Hardcover)

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An urgent account of sexual politics, feminism, and the rules of power in America-and a potent vision for the way forward
As a veteran feminist and agenda-setting sex educator, Jaclyn Friedman is on the frontlines of the war for equity between the sexes. In Unscrewed, Friedman brings her sharp expertise and incisive observations on the state of sexual politics to the fore, sparking a culture-wide rethink about sex, power and what we accept.
With reportage and verve, Unscrewed builds a searing investigation into the state of sexual power in America, and outlines how to make real progress toward equality. Friedman reveals that the anxiety and fear women in our country feel around issues of their sexuality are not, in fact, their fault, but instead are side effects of what she calls our "era of fauxpowerment," wherein women have the illusion of sexual power, with no actual power to support it. Exploring the fault lines where media, religion, politics, and education impinge on our intimate lives, Unscrewed breaks down the causes and signs of fauxpowerment, then gives readers tools to take it on themselves.
Number of Pages: 280
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Women
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
Author: Jaclyn Friedman
Language: English
Street Date: November 14, 2017
TCIN: 52775822
UPC: 9781580056410
Item Number (DPCI): 248-47-9659
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