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Description - The End of Patriarchy by Robert Jensen

The pathology of patriarchy, the idea that one group of people should control another -- even own them, own even life itself -- is at the core of todays crises. The book asks one key question: What do we need to create and maintain stable, decent human communities that can remain in a sustainable relationship with the larger living world? Robert Jensens answer is feminism and a critique of patriarchy. He calls for a radical feminist challenge to institutionalised male dominance; an uncompromising rejection of mens assertion of a right to control womens sexuality and reproduction; and a demand for an end to the violence and coercion that are at the heart of all systems of domination and subordination. The book makes a powerful argument that a socially just society requires no less than a radical feminist overhaul of the dominant patriarchal structures.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742199924
ISBN-10: 1742199925
Format: Paperback / softback
(215mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Spinifex Press
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2017
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Robert Jensen

Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin, where he teaches courses in media law, ethics, and politics and is a Regents Outstanding Teaching Award winner. Jensen is a board member of Culture Reframed and the Third Coast Activist Resource Center. Jensen focuses much of his work on a radical feminist critique of pornography and of masculinity.

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