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Zeilinger, Julie, 1993-
A little f'd up : why feminism is not a dirty word / Julie Zeilinger
Alternate Title Why feminism is not a dirty word
Berkeley, Calif. : Seal Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HQ1421 .Z447 2012    AVAILABLE
In honor of Graduating Student Assistant Lauren Lockhart, 2013
Subject(s) Feminism -- United States
Young women -- United States -- Attitudes
Physical Description ix, 249 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-246)
Contents The badasses who came before us: a brief history of feminism -- Please stop calling me a feminazi (or Houston, we have a PR problem) -- Feminists without borders: why us v. them is self-defeating -- Feminism and the Internet: the good, the bad, and the ugly -- Global misogyny: the cold, hard facts -- Feminism: your secret weapon for growing up
Summary Young women today have a bad reputation, and for good reason: They're sexting their classmates, they spend more time on FaceBook than they do in class, and their appetite for material possessions and reality TV is matched only by their overwhelming apathy about important social and political issues. Right? Wrong. FBomb blog creator Julie Zeilinger debunks these (and other) myths about modern youth in A Little F'd Up, the first book about feminism for young women in their teens and twenties to actually be written by one of their peers. In this accessible handbook, Zeilinger takes a critical, honest, and humorous look at where young feminists are as a generation, and where they're going, and she does so from the perspective of someone who's in the trenches right alongside her readers. Fun, funny, and engaging, A Little F'd Up is a must-read for the growing number of intelligent, informed young women out there who are ready to start finding their voice, and changing the world
NOTE In honor of graduating student assistant, Lauren Lockhart, 2013
Alternate Author Graduating Student Assistants, 2013

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