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How to raise a feminist son : motherhood, masculinity, and the making of my family / Sonora Jha.

Jha, Sonora, (author.).

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Summary:

"This book is both an incredibly moving mother-son love story told in personal essays, and a parenting manual with concrete advice and actionable takeaways for feminists of all stripes hoping to dismantle toxic masculinity, one sweet boy at a time"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Pendleton Public Library PA 306.8743 J559 (Text) 37801000680510 Parenting Collection Book None 06/26/2021 In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632173645
  • ISBN: 1632173646
  • Physical Description: xxi, 265 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: How I raised a feminist in the dark -- Help, I just found out I'm having a son! -- What if I'm not a good feminist? -- What would the goddesses do? -- Has Mother Goose ever heard of feminism? -- If it takes a village, where's my feminist village? -- How will I shield him from the men around us? -- How will I shield him from the media? -- Do I really have to talk to him about sex? -- Is feminism good for his body, as well as his mind? -- What if he slips up? -- Will my boy of color feel too burdened? Will my white son feel too guilty? -- What if I slip up? -- How will I know if I have succeeded in raising a feminist son?
Summary, etc.:
"This book is both an incredibly moving mother-son love story told in personal essays, and a parenting manual with concrete advice and actionable takeaways for feminists of all stripes hoping to dismantle toxic masculinity, one sweet boy at a time"-- Provided by publisher.
As a single, immigrant mother of color raising an American feminist son, Jha offers insight and actionable advice on the struggles of trying to raise a feminist son. In stories from her own life, she shows us all how to be better feminists ourselves-- and better teachers of the next generation of men. -- adapted from jacket
Subject: Jha, Sonora > Family.
Mothers and sons.
Parent and child.
Feminism.
Masculinity.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Biographies.
Essays.

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