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  - CareBear36 - LibraryThing

There are things I liked about this book and things I did not like. Overall, it was a quick and easy read. The reason for this is that the majority of the text is comprised of cultural/media examples ... Read full review

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User Review  - ariahfine - LibraryThing

Levy does a great job of exposing and critiquing the dangers of our current culture's view of the "liberated" woman. She challenges directly, and I believe accurately, this myth that things like ... Read full review

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