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Kate Manne

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Kate Manne is an Australian philosopher, associate professor of philosophy at Cornell University, and author. Her work is primarily in feminist philosophy, moral philosophy and social philosophy.
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Belly of the Beast
The Politics of Anti-Fatness as Anti-Blackness
Da'Shaun L. Harrison - 2021-08-10
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Exploring anti-fatness and anti-Blackness at the intersections of race, police violence, gender identity, fatness, and health.To live in a body both fat and Black is to intersect at the margins of a society that normalizes anti-fatness as anti-Blackness: hyper-policed by state and society, passed over for housing and jobs, and derided and misdiagno...
Kate Manne
@KristidelM @DaShaunLH Love this book so much! Teaching it in my grad seminar in the Fall      source
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The Shame Machine
Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation
Cathy O'Neil - 2022-03-22
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A clear-eyed warning about the increasingly destructive influence of America’s “shame industrial complex” in the age of social media and hyperpartisan politics—from the New York Times bestselling author of Weapons of Math DestructionShame is a powerful and sometimes useful tool: When we publicly shame corrupt politicians, abusive celebrities, or pr...
Kate Manne
I was fortunate to receive an ARC of this book, and it's brilliant--and made me cry. Highly recommended.      source
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The Case for Rage
Why Anger Is Essential to Anti-Racist Struggle
Myisha Cherry - 2021-10-19
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When it comes to injustice, especially racial injustice, rage isn't just an acceptable response-it's crucial in order to fuel the fight for change. Anger has a bad reputation. Many people think that it is counterproductive, distracting, and destructive. It is a negative emotion, many believe, because it can lead so quickly to violence or an overwhe...
Kate Manne
@katie_ann_baker Anger is good actually! I love @myishacherry's work on this--check out her book, The Case for Rage      source
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How to Raise a Feminist Son
Motherhood, Masculinity, and the Making of My Family
Sonora Jha - 2021-04-06
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A mother-son love story for feminists who hope to change the world, one kind boy at a time.From teaching consent to counteracting problematic messages from the media, well-meaning family, and the culture at large, there is big work to be done with our boys. This empowering book offers much-needed insight and actionable advice. It's also a dazzling ...
Kate Manne
An excellent book--I've been recommending it far and wide.      source
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We Are Not Born Submissive
How Patriarchy Shapes Women's Lives
Manon Garcia - 2021-03-30
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A philosophical exploration of female submission, using insights from feminist thinkers--especially Simone de Beauvoir--to reveal the complexities of women's reality and lived experienceWhat role do women play in the perpetuation of patriarchy? On the one hand, popular media urges women to be independent, outspoken, and career-minded. Yet, this sam...
Kate Manne
@ManonGarciaFR @pedrorgld @MattRohal @tamer_d_ My absolute pleasure. It's a brilliant book.      source
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Know My Name
A Memoir
Chanel Miller - 2019-09-24
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The riveting, powerful memoir of the woman whose statement to Brock Turner gave voice to millions of survivors. She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail after he was found sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. Her victim impact statemen...
Kate Manne
"But why are they allowed to touch us until we physically fight them off? Why is the door open until we have to slam it shut?" ~Chanel Miller, Say My Name. A brilliant and heartbreaking book.      source