Genre Archive : sociology

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Cinderella ate my daughter

cinderella ate my daughterAfter a career writing about feminism and girls in culture Peggy Orenstein found herself the mother of a girl. And so brought face to face with the practicalities of what she had been theorising about, how to raise a girl to believe in herself and how to try
and avoid the madonna/whore dichotomy. And then her daughter entered her “Disney princess” phase.

Rainbow Pie

a memoir of Redneck America ISBN: 9781846272578 It happens perhaps once of twice every August: a deep West Virginia sundown […]

A vindication of the rights of woman

In the present state of society, it appears necessary to go back to first principles in search of the most […]

Singled out

Full title: Singled Out: How Two Million British Women Survived Without Men After the First World War ISBN: 9780670915644 In […]