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The Resource Women & power : a manifesto, Mary Beard

Women & power : a manifesto, Mary Beard

Label
Women & power : a manifesto
Title
Women & power
Title remainder
a manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Mary Beard
Title variation
Women and power
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Why the popular resonance of 'mansplaining' (despite the intense dislike of the term felt by many men)? It hits home for us because it points straight to what it feels like not to be taken seriously: a bit like when I get lectured on Roman history on Twitter. Britain's best known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist. With wry wit she shows how history has treated powerful women. With examples ranging from Medusa and Athena to Theresa May and Elizabeth Warren, Beard explores the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, considering the public voice of women, how we look at women who exercise power, our cultural assumptions about women's relationship with power, and how powerful women resist being packaged into a male template. With personal reflections on her own experiences of sexism online and the gendered violence she has endured as a woman in the public eye, Mary asks: if women aren't perceived to be fully within the structures of power, isn't it power that we need to redefine?"--Publisher
Summary
At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack and demean women the world over, including, very often, Mary herself. In Women & Power, she traces the origins of this misogyny to its ancient roots, examining the pitfalls of gender and the ways that history has mistreated strong women since time immemorial
Tone
Writing style
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10619721
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beard, Mary, 1955-
Dewey number
305.42
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminism
  • Women
  • Sexism
  • Power (Social sciences)
Target audience
adult
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a manifesto
Label
Women & power : a manifesto, Mary Beard
Instantiates
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: The Public Voice of Women -- Women in Power
Control code
000061200559
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
115 pages
Isbn
9781788160605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1004760413
Label
Women & power : a manifesto, Mary Beard
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: The Public Voice of Women -- Women in Power
Control code
000061200559
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
115 pages
Isbn
9781788160605
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1004760413

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