Recommended Read: Down Girl

Recommended Read: Down Girl

This week we're recommending Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny by Kate Manne

Down Girl is a broad, original and far-ranging analysis of what misogyny really is, how it works, its purpose, and how to fight it. The philosopher Kate Manne argues that modern society's failure to recognize women's full humanity and autonomy is not actually the problem. She argues instead that it is women's manifestations of human capacities - autonomy, agency, political engagement - is what engenders misogynist hostility.

Visit the library, and borrow this book today! HQ1233 .M36 2017