Of Women: In the 21st Century (Hardback)Shami Chakrabarti (author)
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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 464 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 25 mm
Thought-provoking ... Chakrabarti draws in every chapter on stories from India or Kenya or Latin America as well as home ... This book is likely to appeal to people who have frankly had enough of reading about the politics of waxing or the deeper meaning of Beyonce, and who worry that western feminism is in danger of disappearing up itself in pursuit of rather glossy and superficial concerns, but still don't for one minute think the battle is won ... A welcome global perspective on gender injustice -- Gaby Hinsliff * Guardian *
[A] crisp, contemporary treatise on the rights of women ... punchy, passionate and fiercely rational ... If just half of her ideas were put into practice, gender equality could be well within reach * New Internationalist *
A powerful polemic ... An informative and impassioned primer * Huck Magazine *
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