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'Girl Up' by Laura Bates

★★★★★/5 stars

Published by Simon & Schuster!

Usually I’d write my own overview of what the book is about, but I’m going to let Laura Bates take the wheel on this one, because it’s just  800 more words


Continuing Series: Why Isn't Major Crimes a Better Show?

For a person who has stopped watching Major Crimes, I sure do watch a lot of Major Crimes.  I woke up this morning to a message about last night’s episode. 840 more words

Media Representation

3 Books about the Body that De-Center Normalcy

Elizabeth Grosz. Volatile Bodies: Toward a Corporeal Feminism.
Lennard Davis. Enforcing Normalcy: Disability, Deafness and the Body.
Gail Weiss. body images: embodiment as intercorporality… 72 more words


The Personal is Political: On the relationship between biography, theory and practice (Part 1)

Last year I spent a week in a psychiatric hospital. My electrical cords and anything I might conceivably fashion into a noose were confiscated; my medication was administered to me at precisely scheduled times from a window at the nurses’ station and my movements were restricted. 1,253 more words


Accounting value for food: Some main issues

This the slides set of the presentation at the Deliberative Process 1 of 2 “Transitions to Sustainable Food Systems”, held in Bristol on January 26th 2017. 12 more words


5 Books by Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed, Living a Feminist Life (2017)

Sara Ahmed, On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life (2012)

Sara Ahmed, Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others… 92 more words