KEY FEATURES: A comparative perspective expands students’ awareness of their own intersectional identities and the varying effects of patriarchy on women worldwide. A variety of policy areas highlighted throughout the book illustrates how different theories are applied to real-world situations. Multiple political engagement activities keep students engaged with the content.



Slogans on t-shirts often make jokes about social dynamics in real life. Take for example the t-shirt that reads A Woman’s Place Is in the House and in the Senate. This shirt advocates for women in public office but is phrased in a way that pokes fun at the older, commonplace saying that a woman’s place is in the home. Another t-shirt that helps summarize the major points of this book is one with the slogan My Favorite Season Is the Fall of Patriarchy. The t-shirt design accompanying this slogan captures the season of autumn, with colorful leaves falling from the trees. The slogan is catchy, but has the patriarchy fallen yet? If it started to fall, has backlash against sexual equality propped ...

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