Ladies have by no means had extra freedom but questions of inequality persist from the bed room to the office. 1 / 4 of a century after the ebook of her seminal textual content Misogynies, Joan Smith seems to be at what ladies have completed – and the associated fee they have paid for it. From Amy Winehouse to Pussy insurrection, from the veil to household violence, a battle is being fought over women's our bodies and minds. Smith exhibits how misogyny has assumed new and unsafe kinds as we confront an financial, social and non secular backlash. yet that is purely a part of the tale. the feminine eunuch has develop into the general public lady, and she or he isn't really going to head quietly. Written with wit and keenness, this forensic research units out what we are up opposed to – and the way to struggle again. 'Brilliant … A compelling rap sheet of twenty first century misogynies and a reprimand to somebody who publicizes the conflict for gender equality is over' - Robin Ince 'Joan Smith dares to show woman-hating in all its kinds. She doesn't shrink back from naming faith and cultural relativism as obstacles to liberation, and names males and the approach of patriarchy because the challenge. learn this publication, now not least since it will open your eyes to how a lot should be performed sooner than we consign male supremacy to the museum of old relics.' - Julie Bindel
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