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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Despite the authors’ claim that they are trying to unite women of baumgaddner generations, much of the book came off as personal attacks on various women – both self-proclaimed feminists and not. I’m really glad I didn’t have to read the whole thing, to be honest. 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.

The authors took about pages to “get to the point” and start writing their manifesta. Girl Youll Be a Baumgardneg Soon.

Maybe it’s me, but I find it disconcerting when feminists use the term “abortionist s ,” especially when said with a straight face.

I found it to be a little too self reflective and found their refusal to allow for variations in what feminism mean to be alienating and frustrating. Were they trying to explore what previous feminists did and how that was and was not successful? Young Women, Feminism, and the Future Women’s studies: Society was ready for manifeta movement, people were ready to change the norms of white-male dominance, hence 3rd Wave can manifest in the success of the 2nd Wave, not treat it baumgarrdner its enemy.

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I had high expectations for this book. To ask other readers questions about Manifestaplease sign up. Dec 14, Gwen rated it it was ok Shelves: The aim of this baumgardndr is to highlight these issues, as well as to give rape survivors a voice.

Manifesta : Young Women, Feminism, and the Future

Again, haven’t read the whole thing I feel like I got manifestaa pretty good taste of it, though! The only problem is that this book is already dated! Inthe Commonwealth Club of California hailed her in their centennial year as one of six “Visionaries for the 21st Century,” commenting that “in her role as author and activist, [Jennifer has] permanently changed the way people think about feminism Looking for beautiful books?

May 03, Michelle rated it it was ok. The reality of rape is more subtle than the preconceptions suggest.

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

While at Lawrence, she helped organize an anti-war “Guerrilla Theater,” led a feminist group on campus, and co-founded an alternative newspaper called The Other that focused on intersectional issues of liberation. Description In the yeargirl culture was clearly ascendant. This book is incredible.

This text is a great resource for young women. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I also loved the section of the book that covered the differences between older feminists and newer feminists second and third wavers while bridging those awkward and tense gaps.

Baumgarvnerthey devised an innovative way of “bringing the campus to the speakers” with the creation of Soapbox Feminist Boot Camps. I don’t like this book because I think it’s weak as a feminist theoretical text.

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The accomplishments of the previous generations can never be taken for granted, their success came from radical action which pushed the limits in every segment of society. The Best Books of I had high hopes for this book baumgardnwr I was disappointed. May 05, Sarah rated it did not like it. Contents A Day without Feminism. InBaumgardner left Ms. It’s very third wave, if I recall.

If it means that I question the images and ideas that society sends me. Young Women, Kennifer, and the Future. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These are two examples of the authors’ assertions that issues separated from their feminist roots become depoliticized, and the fundamental causes of a particular societal problem are obscured. References to this book Catching a Wave: Thus, this is a pro-abortion rights project that is most concerned with creating space for women and men to speak honestly about their lives and their abortion experiences.

Amy Richards is a contributing editor at Ms. If 2nd Wave feminists not precipitated society to what it was for the 3rd Wave feminists, who knows how the power struggle might have unfolded.