Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, And How To Stop Letting The System Screw Us All

November 14, 2017|
Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, And How To Stop Letting The System Screw Us All by Jaclyn Friedman
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An urgent account of sexual politics, feminism, and the rules of power in America-and a potent vision for the way forward


As a veteran feminist and agenda-setting sex educator, Jaclyn Friedman is on the frontlines of the war for equity between the sexes. InUnscrewed, Friedman brings her sharp expertise and incisive observations on the state of sexual politics to the fore, sparking a culture-wide rethink about sex, power and what we accept.
With reportage and verve,Unscrewedbuilds a searing investigation into the state of sexual power in America, and outlines how to make real progress toward equality. Friedman reveals that the anxiety and fear women in our country feel around issues of their sexuality are not, in fact, their fault, but instead are side effects of what she calls our "era of fauxpowerment," wherein women have the illusion of sexual power, with no actual power to support it. Exploring the fault lines where media, religion, politics, and education impinge on our intimate lives,Unscrewedbreaks down the causes and signs of fauxpowerment, then gives readers tools to take it on themselves.


Jaclyn Friedman is a writer, performer, and activist, and the editor of the hit book Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape (one of Publishers' Weekly's Top 100 Books of 2009).Friedman is a popular speaker on campuses and at conferences across the U.S. and beyond. She has been a guest on BBC World Have Y...
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Title:Unscrewed: Women, Sex, Power, And How To Stop Letting The System Screw Us AllFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:288 pages, 9.25 X 6.38 X 1 inShipping dimensions:288 pages, 9.25 X 6.38 X 1 inPublished:November 14, 2017Publisher:Basic BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1580056415

ISBN - 13:9781580056410

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