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  1. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful Cultural Practices in the West, 2nd Edition

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    The new edition of Beauty and Misogyny revisits and updates Sheila Jeffreys' uncompromising critique of Western beauty practice and the industries and ideologies behind it. Jeffreys argues that beauty practices are not related to individual female choice or creative expression, but represent...

    To Be Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender Hurts

    A Feminist Analysis of the Politics of Transgenderism

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    It is only recently that transgenderism has been accepted as a disorder for which treatment is available. In the 1990s, a political movement of transgender activism coalesced to campaign for transgender rights. Considerable social, political and legal changes are occurring in response and there is...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Man's Dominion

    The Rise of Religion and the Eclipse of Women's Rights

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    In this feminist critique of the politics of religion, Sheila Jeffreys argues that the renewed rise of religion is harmful to women’s human rights. The book seeks to rekindle the criticism of religion as the founding ideology of patriarchy. Focusing on the three monotheistic religions; Judaism,...

    Published October 10th 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Sexuality Debates

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women's Source Library

    First published in 1987. From the 1870's to the 1920's, feminists actively campaigned against men's sexual abuse of women. This collection brings together the major articles which fuelled the feminist campaigns and helped to bring about significant reforms....

    Published October 18th 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Industrial Vagina

    The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The industrialization of prostitution and the sex trade has created a multibillion-dollar global market, involving millions of women, that makes a substantial contribution to national and global economies. The Industrial Vagina examines how prostitution and other aspects of the sex industry have...

    Published November 11th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Beauty and Misogyny

    Harmful Cultural Practices in the West

    By Sheila Jeffreys

    Series: Women and Psychology

    Should western beauty practices, ranging from lipstick to labiaplasty, be included within the United Nations understandings of harmful traditional/cultural practices? By examining the role of common beauty practices in damaging the health of women, creating sexual difference, and enforcing female...

    Published June 23rd 2005 by Routledge

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