Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual (for a Sexist Workplace)

Author(s): Jessica Bennett

Feminism/Women's Studies

If this were an equal world, this book wouldn't have to exist. But the reality is, it's not; and we shouldn't wait around for somebody else to save us. We need to fight for ourselves. Welcome to the Feminist Fight Club. Here is an arsenal of weapons for surviving in an unequal world. You will learn how to fight micro-aggressions, correct unconscious bias, deal with male colleagues who can't stop 'manterrupting' (yes, women get interrupted in meetings more than men) or 'bro-propriating' your ideas - and lean in without falling the f--k over. Every woman needs this book, and they needed it yesterday.


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I'll be buying this for any young woman I know starting out on her career ... It is invaluable wisdom Sunday Times Funny and fresh ... One of those books that every person, not just every woman, should read Glamour Feminist Fight Club is engaging, hilarious and practical - full of simple tools for battling workplace sexism that every woman should have at her disposal. Jessica is a unique voice - and I will proudly proclaim myself a card-carrying member of the FFC -- Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and bestselling author of LEAN IN A classic, f*ck-you feminist battle guide, with unapologetic strategies for how to get down and strength up with female comrades to fight patriarchy on the daily. Every woman should have a Feminist Fight Club -- Ilana Glazer, comedian and co-creator of BROAD CITY This book offers the weapons that women need to win the war on inequality. With mighty wit, Jessica Bennett shows women how to defeat the enemies - and men how to stop being enemies. I was not prepared to laugh out loud so many times while learning so much about a serious topic. -- Adam Grant, bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE

Jessica Bennett is an award-winning journalist and critic. She is a columnist at Time.com, covering women and the workplace and a contributing writer for The New York Times. She is also a contributing editor for Sheryl Sandberg's women's nonprofit, LeanIn.org, where she is the co-creator and curator of the Lean In Collection, an initiative to change how women are portrayed in stock photography.

General Fields

  • : 9780241244838
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Portfolio Penguin
  • : September 2016
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Jessica Bennett
  • : Paperback
  • : 1016
  • : 650.1082
  • : 336