Woman Hating [Andrea Dworkin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Womens Studies, Women’s Liberation Movement, Pol. Science. Dworkin was her era’s bravest, most galvanising and polarising feminist. In Woman Hating, Andrea describes and theorises all manner of. Woman Hating has ratings and 50 reviews: Published December 1st by Plume, pages, Paperback.
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What Andrea Dworkin, the feminist I knew, can teach young women
Sheila Ruth – – Hypatia 2 1: For one, she gets academic in one chapter, reminding me of what I disliked most about Intercourse.
An anti-war activist womaan anarchist in the late s, Dworkin wrote 10 books on radical feminist theory and practice. I cannot recommend this book to anyone.
I thoroughly enjoyed this book, and it gave me a lot to think about.
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Unfortunately, as with anyone, I have my disagreements. You have not heard from me because in May the unthinkable happened. For that matter I wish every young woman could.
Her health suffered; the last time we met, in Septembershe had lost a huge amount of weight as a result of having a gastric band fitted in an attempt to deal with her dangerous obesity. One thing is certain. There seems to be a taboo taboo where it’s taboo to not talk about taboo.
I think about this book practically every time my feet hurt from walking around in heels. I read this book, intrigued to know more about this feminist who seemed to be either loved or hated by so many.
In particular, Dworkin’s description of global woman hating cultural practices such as foot binding and witch hunting made a vivid impression upon me. The other issue I have is the end sections about ‘taboo’ subjects.
Nov 13, Lou Hubokian rated it really liked it.
It’s also great that she’s at least one radical feminist who isn’t transfobic. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
Problems of Exclusion in Feminist Thought. Compelling, griping, illuminating, and a quick read; couldn’t ask for more. She has a point when she talks about androgyny and the andera of sex without harmful dynamics.
There was something intoxicating about getting to know a woman who had been vilified as a man-hating misery but who was, in fact, a warm, open-minded intellectual. Haring December 1st by Plume first published To get the most out of the text, focus on patterns in Dworkin’s analysis of the physio-psychological enforcement and internalization of misogyny rather than her specific examples.
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It prompted me to read more Dowrkin and she is now one of my favorite writers, whether or not we agree on everything. Gender Feminism and Ifeminism: The last chapter makes no sense and is quite disturbing to be quite honest, but the rest of the book is brilliant.
Views Read Edit View history. She really captures something about how women are constructed through mythology, and how that in turn is played out through major misogynistic practices, cross-culturally. She really had me up until that very last section on taboos Want to Read saving….
Then at the end she creepily advocates in no uncertain terms that people should be allowed to have sexual relations with animals and children.
I think Disorders of Sexual Development DSDs intersex conditions are becoming better understood now, and deserve a more rigorous approach and a whole book to deal with scientific, ethical, social issues and present opposing theories. Sign in Create an account. Rae Langton – – Oxford University Press.