Misogyny The New Activism

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2019-02-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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New aspects of the misogyny that impacts girls and women worldwide continue to emerge every day. However, recent movements (e.g., #MeToo, Time's Up, the Women's March) indicate a strong hunger for a meaningful resource for thoughtful activists. Impassioned but practical, this book discusses the social contexts of misogyny, such as toxic masculinity and rape culture. It traces the history of misogyny and considers its meaning today-what is new and what is old. The author also proposes strategies for effective feminist action. Written for advocates of gender equality who are already aware of misogyny, the book includes Action Steps as tools for activism on both the individual and political levels. Misogyny is a timely text that offers concrete guidance as we strive for the egalitarian society that, despite all setbacks, we are capable of achieving.

Author Biography

Gail Ukockis, PhD, MSW, MA, LSW, is both an educator and social worker. She has taught a Women's Issues course for eleven years at Ohio Dominican University. As author of the textbook Women's Issues for a New Generation: A Social Work Perspective (OUP, 2016), Dr. Ukockis combined her intellectual insights with an engaging writing style. Her graduate studies in History, alongside her PhD in Social Work and practice experience with diverse clients, have given her a unique perspective on fighting sexism that stresses practical action.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Introduction: New Misogyny, Ancient Hatreds

Chapter Two: Three Levels of Misogyny

Chapter Three: Silencing of Women

Chapter Four: Intersectionality: Not Just Another Buzz Word

Chapter Five: When a Culture is Embedded with Rape

Chapter Six: When Masculinity Becomes Toxic

Chapter Seven: Pandora's Jar: The Messy Politics of Reproductive Health

Chapter Eight: Surviving the New Misogyny

Chapter Nine: Overcoming the New Misogyny

Chapter Ten: Thriving in an Egalitarian Society

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