Female Chauvinist Pigs: Women and the Rise of Raunch Culture

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Schwartz Publishing, 2005 - Anti-feminism - 224 pages
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If male chauvinist pigs of years past thought of women as pieces of meat, female chauvinist pigs today are doing them one better, making sex objects of other women - and themselves. With a wink and a nudge, they are welcoming back strippers, porn stars and Playboy Bunnies as the heroes of post-feminist culture. In Female Chauvinist Pigs, Ariel Levy asks the question- what's in it for us women? Terrifically witty and wickedly intelligent, this book stands firmly in the tradition of Susan Faludi's Backlashand Naomi Wolf's The Beauty Myth.

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User Review  - Eliza the Bookseller - Borders

I love this book. The author makes a lot of really good and interesting points about "the rise of raunch" in American culture, and why it may not be such a good thing (but rather a step backwards ... Read full review

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Female Chauvinist Pigs (FCPs), according to New York magazine columnist Levy, come in two species: the woman "open to a certain sort of attention" and her foul-mouthed female fan, willing and able to ... Read full review

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