❰Read❯ ➲ Feminism Author Deborah Cameron – Bluevapours.co.uk Beneath the nonstop cacophony of voices across social media online forums and news outlets lie the stubborn facts at the heart of the everyday struggles of women today than a third of single moms live Beneath the nonstop cacophony of voices across social media online forums and news outlets lie the stubborn facts at the heart of the everyday struggles of women today than a third of single moms live in poverty; the United States sees maternal deaths than anywhere else in the developed world; one in five women will be raped in her lifetime; and women still make eighty cents for every dollar earned by a man Between these brutal statistics and the ill informed often contentious public debate stand millions of women who feel alienated disaffected or just plain worn out In the era of MeToo Trump and online harassment innovative progressive feminist voices are essential than ever With her latest book Deborah Cameron considers Feminism from all sides—as an idea as a theoretical approach and as a political movement Written in the succinct sharp style that has made Cameron’s feminist linguistics blog so popular this short book lays out past and present debates on seven key topics domination rights work femininity sex culture and the future Feminism emphasizes the diversity of feminist thought including ueer women of color and trans perspectives Cameron’s clear and incisive account untangles the often confusing strands of one of history’s most important intellectual and political movements Broad in scope but refreshingly concise this book is perfect for anyone who needs a straightforward primer on the complex history of Feminism a nuanced explanation of key issues and debates or strategic thinking about the uestions facing activists today.
Deborah Cameron is a feminist linguist who holds the Rupert Murdoch Professorship in Language and Communication at Worcester College Oxford University She is mainly interested in sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology A large part of her academic research is focused on the relationship of language to gender and sexualityCameron wrote the book The Myth of Mars And Venus Do Men and Wome.
- 144 pages
- Deborah Cameron
- 01 March 2015 Deborah Cameron