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Product picture for Down Girl: The Logic of Misogynyby Kate Manne
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Misogyny is a hot topic, yet it's often misunderstood. What is misogyny, exactly? Who deserves to be called a misogynist? How does misogyny contrast with sexism, and why is it prone to persist --or increase-- even when sexist gender roles are waning? This book is an exploration of misogyny in public life and politics, by the moral philosopher and writer Kate Manne. It argues that misogyny should not be understood primarily in terms of the hatred or hostility some men feel toward all or most...
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The best of the best … This essential book takes a decade of Best Australian Essays and selects the cream of the crop. These are the pieces that have captured key events – from September 11 to Victoria’s fires – changed the way we see the nation, for good or ill – from Anzac Day to Palm Island – investigated intriguing figures – from Oskar Schindler to Charles Darwin – or which simply represent a peak of the writer’s art. Contributors include: Thomas Keneally, Chloe...
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‘When looking for wisdom, it’s a good idea to range widely’ —Ramona Koval The Best Australian Essays 2012 presents the country’s most eloquent voices at the peak of their powers. Helen Garner, Anna Krien and Romy Ash discuss animals; David Marr, Rhys Muldoon and James Button discuss those of the political variety. Peter Robb meets Akira Isogawa, J.M. Coetzee considers Les Murray’s black dog, and Gillian Mears her award-winning novel. John Bryson reflects on the drawn-out,...
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In The Best Australian Essays 2013, Robert Manne draws out this year’s most distinctive voices. This superb collection encompasses the personal, with Robert Dessaix’s distant summer of love and touch-typing and Helen Garner’s reaction to the death of Jill Meagher; and the political, with Chloe Hooper and Pamela Williams reflecting on the last days in office of Gillard and Rudd, while Christos Tsiolkas tells us why we hate asylum seekers and Julian Assange warns of the internet’s threat...
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