9780711256415

This Book Is Feminist An Intersectional Primer for Next-Gen Changemakers

  • ISBN 13:

    9780711256415

  • ISBN 10:

    0711256411

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/03/2021
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

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Summary

A vibrantly illustrated introduction to intersectional feminism for next-generation changemakers, this book is a must-read guide for young people seeking to understand the world around them. 

"Wilson’s optimistic view of feminism is based on the tenet of liberation for all, placing marginalized communities front and center... [A] foundational work." - NEW YORK TIMES

What have you been taught about who has power and who makes the rules? Have you ever been lost for words at an old-school family friend’s ‘kind’ but sexist comments? Do you agree with equality and strive for justice, but want to learn more? Then read on.

In this new feminist classic, the focus is intersectional from the beginning, not just as an add-on. Using the framework of ‘personal is political’, Jamia Wilson – former director of the Feminist Press – analyses her own experiences, before expanding outwards and drawing on stats as well as quotes from feminist firebrands and activists to inspire and encourage.

Bold illustrations
 underpin this title, and each chapter ends with a ‘Call To Action’ box to encourage readers to reflect on and embrace their own interpretation of feminism and to acknowledge the connection between race, class, gender, disability and economic justice.

Expand what feminism means to you, your community and society by examining these 15 themes:
  • Feminism 
  • Identity 
  • Justice 
  • Education 
  • Money 
  • Power 
  • Health 
  • wellness 
  • freedom 
  • relationships 
  • media 
  • safety 
  • activism and movements 
  • innovation 
  • An interactive exploration of what feminism means to you.
You will close the book with an understanding that history and culture play a role in shaping systems of power and of what we can do with our strengths, community and values to help change course when needed. You won’t have read a feminist tome like this before.

Also available in theEmpower the Future series isThis Book is Anti-Racist,a powerful guide to how to incorporate anti-racist action into your lifeOther inspiring books authored by Jamia Wilson are Young Gifted and Black, Step Into Your Powerand Big Ideas for Young Thinkers.



 

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