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Letting go : feminist and social justice insight and activism

Author: Donna King; Catherine G Valentine
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book explores alternatives to the contemporary call for individual achievement, accumulation, and attention seeking as the road to happiness and satisfaction in life. And it reveals how the high value placed on radical individualism and competitive striving has devastating personal, social, and environmental consequences"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna King; Catherine G Valentine
ISBN: 9780826520654 0826520650 9780826520661 0826520669 0826520677 9780826520678
OCLC Number: 896791538
Description: vi, 245 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Toward a Feminist Theory of Letting Go / Donna King --
On the Interdependence of Personal and Social Transformation / David R. Loy --
Leaning In and Letting Go: Feminist Tools for Valuing Nonwork / Jennifer Randles --
Letting Go of Normal when "Normal" Is Pathological, or Why Feminism Is a Gift to Men / Robert Jensen --
When "Straight-Acting" Lost Its Luster: Letting Go of Masculine Privilege / Anthony C. Ocampo --
The Gold Pen / Deborah J. Cohan --
Whether Willing or Unwilling: The Personal, the Professional, and Two Years of Too Much / Meghan M. Sweeney --
Letting Go: How Does a Feminist Retire? / Diane E. Levy --
When Enough Is Enough: African American Women Reclaiming Themselves / Shirley A. Jackson --
What to Let Go: Insights from Online Cervical Cancer Narratives / Tracy B. Citeroni --
Stay-at-Home Fathers: Are Domestic Men Bucking Hegemonic Masculinity? / Steven Farough --
From Retail Banking to Credit Counseling: Opting Out and Tuning In / Kevin J. Delaney --
Keeping Up Appearances: Working Class Feminists Speak Out about the Success Model in Acedemia / Roxanne Gerbrandt and Liza Kurtz --
Letting Go and Having Fun: Redefining Aging in America / Deana A. Rohlinger and Haley Gentile --
Letting Go and Getting Real: Applying Buddhist Principles to Address Environmental Crisis / Janine Schipper --
Consuming Violence: Oil and Food in Everyday Life / Patricia Widener --
Growing Food, Growing Justice: Letting Go by Holding On to the Feminine Principle / Leontina Hormel and Ryanne Pilgeram --
Dig Deep: Beyond Lean In / bell hooks.
Responsibility: Donna King and Catherine (Kay) G. Valentine, editors.

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At a time when women are being exhorted to "lean in" and work harder to get ahead, Letting Go encourages both women and men to "let go" instead. The book explores alternatives to the belief that  Read more...

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