9780805042023

Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions Second Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805042023

  • ISBN10:

    0805042024

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1995-10-15
  • Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

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Summary

This phenomenally successful book, that has sold nearly a half a million copies since its original publication in 1983, is Gloria Steinem's most diverse and timeless collection of essays.

Author Biography

Gloria Steinem is the author of four best-selling books, including Revolution from Within and Moving Beyond Words. She was a founding editor of and political commentator for New York Magazine and a founding editor of Ms., which she continues to write for today.

Table of Contents

LEARNING FROM EXPERIENCE
Life Between the Lines
I Was a Playboy Bunny
Campaigning
Sisterhood
College Reunion
Ruth's Song (Because She Could Not Sing It)

OTHER BASIC DISCOVERIES
Words and Change
In Praise of Women's Bodies
The Importance of Work
The Time Factor
The Politics of Food
Networking
Transsexualism
Why Young Women Are More Conservative
Erotica vs. Pornography

FIVE WOMEN
Marilyn Monroe: The Woman Who Died Too Soon
Patricia Nixon Flying
The Real Linda Lovelace
Jackie Reconsidered
Alice Walker: Do You Know This Woman? She Knows You

TRANSFORMING POLITICS
Houston and History
The International Crime of Genital Mutilation
Rx Fantasies: For Temporary Relief of Pain Due to Injustice
If Hitler Were Alive, Whose Side Would He Be On?
Night Thoughts of a Media Watcher
If Men Could Menstruate
Far from the Opposite Shore

Index

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