Manifesta has ratings and reviews. Lani said: I didn’t by. Jennifer Baumgardner, To ask other readers questions about Manifesta, please sign up. Manifesta. Jennifer Baumgardner, Author, Amy Richards, Author, Amy Richards, Joint Author Farrar Straus Giroux $16 (p) ISBN In Manifesta, Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards show the snags in each feminist In an intelligent and incendiary argument, Baumgardner and Richards .

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Which implies, among other ignorant assumptions, that all gay women are inherently feminist.

Box parents patriarchy percent political programs published radical rape Redstockings Riot Grrrls Roiphe’s Sassy says Second Wave sexism sexual social Stoller story Street Susan talk teenage things Third Wave Foundation tion voice vote voters Washington woman women’s magazines women’s movement women’s rights word write wrote young feminists young women zine. I was reading it and it wasn’t too bad.

By the late s, a cohort of women and men who’d been raised with the gains, theories, flaws, and backlash of the feminist movement were beginning to come of age. Throughout the book the authors traces feminism’s evolution from the First Wave suffragette movement to the Third Wave feminism of today, all the while encouraging readers to continue the feminist fight of previous generations.

It provided a few good jumping off points for realizing if we fall into the feminist camp, but often felt more like a textbook than an inspiring and encouraging book. While my grandmother was concerned that my mom would end up dropping out of college to support my dad, instead they supported each other through school.

Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future by Jennifer Baumgardner

I’m really disheartened to pick up a book on feminism, and continue to see my sexuality being under fire because people don’t understand it. May 24, Ginger rated it liked it Shelves: Feminists young and old. Would you pledge your virginity to your father?

The authors use matter of fact language to address their next question: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. In some cases, maniffsta only complaint I have about the book is that in some cases the authors are somewhat hesitent in using the term femninist to describe some women Most intersting fact, however, is that Wolf and Pagilia, actually agree on something.


The only problem is that bbaumgardner book is already dated! The writing isn’t bad – it’s not like Cinderella’s Lost Diary or whatever that unfortunate book was that Cannonballers were offered for free earlier this year. For our generation, feminism is like fluoride. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Young Women, Feminism, and the Future.

Want to Read saving…. What I took away from this book is the idea that concepts like feminism, civil rights, and environmentalism are large ideologies that encompass a lot of different people with different ideas, different approaches, and different priorities. Well written, inspiring, and great for when you want some feminist action without reading heavy theory! The authors take a good look at the various issues surronding the term.

Inthe Commonwealth Club of California hailed her in their centennial year as one of six “Visionaries for the 21st Century,” jenifer that “in her role as author and activist, [Jennifer has] permanently changed the way people think about feminism I think the best thing the authors did was explain and champion the complexity and diversity of the feminist movement, as well as to reassert the basic notion that being a feminist is not a radical thing.

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Young Women, Feminism, and the Future Women’s studies: I really just read part of the first chapter and skimmed through parts of the rest. Activism is accessible to all, and Grassroots shows how anyone, no matter how much or little time they have to offer, can create a world that more clearly reflects their values. I love reading about the intersection of pop culture and feminism, but this felt, Bamugardner don’t know, a little smug.

Feb 12, Ashley rated it it was ok Shelves: There was even one point where I wanted to just throw the book out the window, but was nearly pages in so I just stuck it out. In an intelligent and incendiary argument, Baumgardner and Richards address issues instead of feelings and the political as well as the personal.

They describe the seven deadly sins the media commits against feminism, provide keys to accessible and urgent activism, discuss why the ERA is still a relevant and crucial political goal, and spell out what a world with equality would look like. Young Women, Feminism and the FutureGrassroots: Is it all bad? And I think their use of swear words is conspicuous and awkward. That doesn’t erase the fact that they’re still bisexual- the gender of baumgardneg partner has nothing to do with their sexuality.


Nov 19, Jordan rated it liked it Shelves: Despite the authors’ claim mamifesta they are trying to unite women of various generations, much of the book came off as personal attacks on various women – both self-proclaimed feminists and not.

She later changed the name to “It was Rape.

Saying something is ‘politically correct’ means that it’s showing baumfardner empathy to people, and recognizing that straight, white, cis people aren’t all who matter.

Parts I skimmed over delved into so-called Girlie feminism of the early-mid 90’s, seemed more interested in Bust than BITCHand didn’t have a problem with Katie Roiphe’s The Morning After setting it next to books like The Beauty Myth and pop-feminism instead of within backlash feminism.

Twelve years later and we have made so little progress. Baumgagdner off, the fact that they’re mad at black people for starting to spearhead a movement intended for them. The Third Wave rejected the idea of a shared political priority list or even a set of issues one must espouse to be feminist.

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Institutions like NOW and Ms. Baumgardnner other thing that really g Blah. The purpose of the book was to provide a “handbook” for social activism and to help readers answer the social justice question: Oct 12, Naima rated it it was ok Shelves: The goal of this project is to add nuance to the cultural conversation around rape.

Race and ethnicity are key to the modern feminist movement. If 2nd Wave feminists not precipitated society to what it was for the 3rd Wave feminists, baumvardner knows how the power struggle might have unfolded.

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