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The H-spot : the feminist pursuit of happiness

Author: Jill Filipovic
Publisher: New York : Nation Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or TV shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned about "having it all," "leaning in," or "settling for 'Mr. Good Enough.'" Unsurprisingly, the way to achieve happiness is as varied
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Filipovic
ISBN: 9781568585475 1568585470 9781568585482 1568585489
OCLC Number: 958798633
Description: 320 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Outrageous acts and everyday rebellions : the history of women's unhappiness --
Summer sisters : women and the power of friendship --
Playing in the dark : sex, pleasure, and pain --
Life among the savages : finding pleasure in parenting --
Wife : the feminist transformation of marital happiness --
Bossypants : making work work for women --
The edible woman : food, fat, and feminism --
The story of a new name : identity and female sacrifice --
Goodbye to all that : a conclusion (and what comes next).
Responsibility: Jill Filipovic.

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Everything we've heard from the "new" feminist wave is dead wrong: achieving success in life is not about leaning in, working harder, or "having it all"-it's about a woman's right to pursue happiness.

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"A practical, carefully researched modern-life primer for everywoman. Through chapters about motherhood, friendship, sex, work and relationships, she uses her own experience and that of others to Read more...

 
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