DEAR IJEAWELE OR A FEMINIST MANIFESTO IN FIFTEEN SUGGESTIONS

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Dear Ijeawele Or A Feminist Manifesto In Fifteen Suggestions

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9781524733148
Genre : Social Science
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A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a childhood friend, a new mother who wanted to know how to raise her baby girl to be a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie’s letter of response: fifteen invaluable suggestions—direct, wryly funny, and perceptive—for how to empower a daughter to become a strong, independent woman. Filled with compassionate guidance and advice, it gets right to the heart of sexual politics in the twenty-first century, and starts a new and urgently needed conversation about what it really means to be a woman today.
Category: Social Science

Dear Ijeawele Or A Feminist Manifesto In Fifteen Suggestions

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9780735273429
Genre : Social Science
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An instant feminist classic, and perfect gift for all parents, women, and people working towards gender equality. Here is a brilliant, beautifully readable, and above all practical expansion of the ideas this iconic author began to explore in her bestselling manifesto, We Should All Be Feminists. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking how to raise her new baby girl a feminist. Although she has written and spoken out widely about feminism, Adichie wasn't sure how to advise her friend Ijeawele. But as a person who'd babysat, had loved her nieces and nephews, and now, too, was the mother of a daughter herself, she thought she would try. So she sent Ijeawele a letter with some suggestions--15 in all--which she has now decided to share with the world. Compelling, direct, wryly funny, and perceptive, Dear Ijeawele offers specifics on how we can empower our daughters to become strong, independent women. Here, too, are ways parents can raise their children--both sons and daughters--beyond a culture's limiting gender prescriptions. This short, sharp work rings out in Chimamanda's voice: infused with deep honesty, clarity, strength, and above all love. She speaks to the important work of raising a girl in today's world, and provides her readers with a clear proposal for inclusive, nuanced thinking. Here we have not only a rousing manifesto, but a powerful gift for all people invested in the idea of creating a just society--an endeavour now more urgent and important than ever.
Category: Social Science

Dear Ijeawele Or A Feminist Manifesto In Fifteen Suggestions

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9780008241049
Genre : Social Science
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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today – written as a letter to a friend.
Category: Social Science

We Should All Be Feminists

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9781101911761
Genre : Political Science
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Offers an updated definition of feminism for the twenty-first century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.
Category: Political Science

Half Of A Yellow Sun

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 0307373541
Genre : Fiction
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With her award-winning debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was heralded by the Washington Post Book World as the “21st century daughter” of Chinua Achebe. Now, in her masterly, haunting new novel, she recreates a seminal moment in modern African history: Biafra’s impassioned struggle to establish an independent republic in Nigeria during the 1960s. With the effortless grace of a natural storyteller, Adichie weaves together the lives of five characters caught up in the extraordinary tumult of the decade. Fifteen-year-old Ugwu is houseboy to Odenigbo, a university professor who sends him to school, and in whose living room Ugwu hears voices full of revolutionary zeal. Odenigbo’s beautiful mistress, Olanna, a sociology teacher, is running away from her parents’ world of wealth and excess; Kainene, her urbane twin, is taking over their father’s business; and Kainene’s English lover, Richard, forms a bridge between their two worlds. As we follow these intertwined lives through a military coup, the Biafran secession and the subsequent war, Adichie brilliantly evokes the promise, and intimately, the devastating disappointments that marked this time and place. Epic, ambitious and triumphantly realized, Half of a Yellow Sun is a more powerful, dramatic and intensely emotional picture of modern Africa than any we have had before. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Fiction

The Thing Around Your Neck

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9780307375230
Genre : Fiction
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These twelve dazzling stories from Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie — the Orange Broadband Prize–winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun — are her most intimate works to date. In these stories Adichie turns her penetrating eye to the ties that bind men and women, parents and children, Nigeria and the United States. In “A Private Experience,” a medical student hides from a violent riot with a poor Muslim woman, and the young mother at the centre of “Imitation” finds her comfortable life in Philadelphia threatened when she learns that her husband has moved his mistress into their Lagos home. Searing and profound, suffused with beauty, sorrow and longing, this collection is a resounding confirmation of Adichie’s prodigious literary powers. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Fiction

Americanah

Author : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
ISBN : 9780307962126
Genre : Fiction
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The bestselling novel—a love story of race and identity—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele. Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped to join her, but with post-9/11 America closed to him, he instead plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, they reunite in a newly democratic Nigeria, and reignite their passion—for each other and for their homeland.
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Summary Of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie S Dear Ijeawele

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Please note: This is a summary, analysis and review of the book and not the original book. Don't miss this summary of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's feminist manifesto, "Dear Ijeawele." In her book, based on a letter to a friend about how to raise a daughter, Adichie offers a series of suggestions. While the book is aimed at helping a new parents, Dear Ijeawele can help anyone be a better parent, feminist, brother, daughter, son, or friend. This SUMOREADS summary includes key takeaways and analysis to help you quickly absorb Adichie's forthright wisdom. What will you learn from reading this book? Fifteen suggestions for how to raise a feminist Re-evaluate one's own definition of feminism and identity as a feminist Inspire thoughts and ideas on how to lead life as a feminist Question how gender-biases have effected one's own path and view of the world Interrogate the gender-biases that shape one's own culture and cultures around the world Book Summary Overview An important and influential book, "Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions" should be required reading for all men and women in the twenty-first century. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's "feminist manifesto in fifteen suggestions" is a set of guiding principles for how to be a kind, decent human who treats all people with dignity and respect. The book, originally written as a letter to a new mother, is for men and women of all ages. It has the superb power to bolster a young girl's self-image, to alter a young boy's thinking about women, and to call out the subtle ways in which even the most liberal men and women impel misogynistic behaviors, words and attitudes. Click 'Add to Cart' to own your copy today!
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A Feminist Manifesto For Education

Author : Miriam E. David
ISBN : 9781509504305
Genre : Social Science
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The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. Exaggeration of neoliberalism’s successes in creating individual opportunity in education conceals ongoing problems and ignores the continuing need for a fair and equal education for all, regardless of gender or sexuality. In this manifesto for education, Miriam David rejects the notion that gender equality has been achieved in our age of neoliberalism. She puts the focus back onto issues such as changing patterns of women’s and girls’ participation in education across the globe, feminist strategies for policy and legal interventions around human rights, and violence against women and children. She discusses waves of feminism linked to school-teaching and pedagogies in higher education as well as an illuminating case study of an international educational programme to challenge gender-related violence. Revealing neoliberal education to be ‘misogyny masquerading as metrics’, Miriam David argues for changes in the patriarchal rules of the game, including questioning ‘gender norms’ and stereotypical binaries, and for making personal, social, health and sexuality education mainstream.
Category: Social Science

I Ve Been Meaning To Tell You

Author : David Chariandy
ISBN : 077101807X
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In the tradition of Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions, acclaimed novelist David Chariandy's latest is an intimate and profoundly beautiful meditation on the politics of race today. When a moment of quietly ignored bigotry prompted his three-year-old daughter to ask "what happened?" David Chariandy began wondering how to discuss with his children the politics of race. A decade later, in a newly heated era of both struggle and divisions, he writes a letter to his now thirteen-year-old daughter. David is the son of Black and South Asian migrants from Trinidad, and he draws upon his personal and ancestral past, including the legacies of slavery, indenture, and immigration, as well as the experiences of growing up a visible minority within the land of one's birth. In sharing with his daughter his own story, he hopes to help cultivate within her a sense of identity and responsibility that balances the painful truths of the past and present with hopeful possibilities for the future.
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