El Club de la Lucha Feminista

El Club de la Lucha Feminista Part Manual, Part Manifesto, A Humorous Yet Incisive Guide To Navigating Subtle Sexism At Work A Pocketbook Lean In For The Buzzfeed Generation That Provides Real Life Career Advice And Humorous Reinforcement For A New Generation Of Professional Women.It Was A Fight Club But Without The Fighting And Without The Men Every Month, The Women Would Huddle In A Friend S Apartment To Share Sexist Job Frustrations And Trade Tips For How Best To Tackle Them Once Upon A Time, You Might Have Called Them A Consciousness Raising Group But The Problems Of Today S Working World Are Subtle, Less Pronounced, Harder To Identify And, If Ellen Pao Is Any Indication, Harder To Prove Than Those Of Their Foremothers These Women Weren T Just There To Vent They Needed Battle Tactics And So The Fight Club Was Born Hard Hitting And Entertaining, Feminist Fight Club Blends Personal Stories With Research, Statistics, Infographics And No Bullsh T Expert Advice Bennett Offers A New Vocabulary For The Sexist Workplace Archetypes Women Encounter Everyday Such As The Manterrupter Who Talks Over Female Colleagues In Meetings Or The Himitator Who Appropriates Their Ideas And Provides Practical Hacks For Navigating Other Gender Landmines In Today S Working World With Original Illustrations, Feminist Mad Libs, A Negotiation Cheat Sheet, As Well As Fascinating Historical Research And A Kit For How To Start Your Own Club, Feminist Fight Club Tackles Both The External Sexist And Internal Self Sabotaging Behaviors That Plague Today S Women As Well As The System That Perpetuates Them. I am so conflicted right now I really don t want to be, but I am kind of hating this book Not because the content wasn t good or legitimate, but because whoever designed the physical layout of the thing decided to sprinkle girly fucking glitter dust all over everything The whole GD book is smothered in pink, frilly doodles and mindless diagrams that don t actually make any sense Empowerment Please It used to be empowerment until the girls toy aisle threw up all over it and turned it into I am so conflicted right now I really don t want to be, but I am kind of hating this book Not because the content wasn t good or legitimate, but because whoever designed the physical layout of the thing decided to sprinkle girly fucking glitter dust all over everything The whole GD book is smothered in pink, frilly doodles and mindless diagrams that don t actually make any sense Empowerment Please It used to be empowerment until the girls toy aisle threw up all over it and turned it into GRRRLPW3R This is all so disappointing because the content of the book was actually pretty good Bennett made all kinds of valid points and observations about sexism in the workplace yes, it still exists , but by packaging her ideas in the literary equivalent of a pink princess dress she pretty much lost me FEMINIST AUTHORS It is not necessary and is, in fact, generally off putting w
although the repetitive format bored me to death, this book has a lot of useful and interesting information, specially since I m just entering the work world myself but it s a shame this is very America centred and it tells again and again that women are people wi
3.5 5 A humourous and handy guidebook, easy to read but refreshingly no nonsense approach to the patriarchy everyday sexism women face Biggest criticism is you need to cut down on the genital references Not all women have vaginas Equa
I think this book is going to get panned in the media Either that or it will be a big hit It s very buzzfeed it tries to engage through quizzes and humour and lists I understand where they re coming from and what they re trying to do Business books can be dry and they re trying to appeal to the 20 30 something female that may not have been enticed by Lean In To me it felt immature though I legitimately cringed at parts Then again, I don t like The Office, 30 Rock or most shows people f I think this book is going to get panned in the media Either that or it will be a big hit It s very buzzfeed it tries to engage through quizzes and humour and lists I understand where they re coming from and what they re trying to do Business books can be dry and they re trying to appeal to the 20 30 something female that may not have been enticed by Lean In To me it felt immature though I
I m not certain how Feminist Fight Club got on my to read list, but when my hold came in at the library, I settled down for what I thought would be an instructive and in depth look at the casual sexism that continues to exist in the modern work place.I did not get that Feminist Fight Club is instead the highlights version it lists some of the various forms of sexism it mentions some of the stereotypes women can be labeled with it briefs over the trap scenarios women might fall prey to A I m not certain how Feminist Fight Club got on my to read list, but when my hold came in at the library, I settled down for what I thought would be an instructive and in depth look at the casual sexism that continues to exist in the modern work place.I did not get that Feminist Fight Club is instead the highlights version it lists some of the various forms of sexism it mentions some of the stereotypes women can be labeled with it briefs over the trap scenarios women might fall prey to And w
I get what this book was trying to do and I do believe it has a some good points, suggestions and resources for women in the workforce BUTthis was SO TERF Y There was so much vagina centric rhetoric and puns oh god all the puns
Today s sexism is insidious, casual, politically correct, even friendly This is a book I wish I d been able to read when I was 21 and in those first jobs after graduating although based on US experience, it still identifies those office perennials the guy who talks over you in meetings, who assumes that you ll always make the coffee for visitors, that you ll always be happy to take the notes, and that your role is to be nice, kind, maternal and nurturing cos that s what being female means, r Today s sexism is insidious, casual, politically correct, even friendly This is a book I wish I d been able to read when I was 21 and in those first
The advice and information in this book is good, but to me, not very novel It felt like a sparkly, cartoon filed version of Sheryl Sandberg s Lean In I also felt disappointed that it gave only lip service to issues facing women of color, peop
I wish I could give this book four to five stars, but I can t The book is chock full of snappy one liners and interpersonal business strategies for dealing with a sexist workplace It explains the importance of building up and encouraging your female coworkers and fostering a support system for other women in your field It also touched on racial issues within the feminist movement which I feel takes a backseat in many feminist circles However, this book comes off as TERFish Vagaffirm and var I wish I could give this book four to five stars, but I can t The book is chock full of snappy one liners and interpersonal business st
I felt like reading something which make me shock because I have just knew that there are many sexist workplaces around us But in other hand, it just got quite boring for me Read full review