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That F word : growing up feminist in Aotearoa / Lizzie Marvelly.

By: Marvelly, Elizabeth, 1989-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018Copyright date: ©2018Description: xvi, 319 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1775541126; 9781775541127.Subject(s): Marvelly, Elizabeth, 1989- | Sexism | Women -- Social conditions | Sex role | Sex discrimination against women -- New Zealand | Musicians -- New Zealand -- Biography | Journalists -- New Zealand -- BiographyDDC classification: 305.42092 Summary: "A wake-up call and a battle-cry for all Kiwi women Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's feminist roots, then traverses the modern landscape, tearing apart areas of gender imbalance and pervading attitudes to Kiwi women. In particular, Lizzie examines how men have been brought up with certain values - the rugby, racing and beer mentality we know all too well. Lizzie grew up an ardent Chiefs and All Blacks fan, but a wiser head now recognises that there are still endemic issues for society to address. Lizzie speaks about her own first-hand experiences with sexism and male misconduct, while also offering advice to young girls on how to take full control of their lives." -- Publisher description.
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A wake-up call and a battle-cry for all Kiwi women. Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's feminist roots, then traverses the modern landscape, tearing apart areas of gender imbalance and pervading attitudes to Kiwi women. In particular, Lizzie examines how men have been brought up with certain values -- the rugby, racing and beer mentality we know all too well. Lizzie grew up an ardent Chiefs and All Blacks fan, but a wiser head now recognises that there are still endemic issues for society to address. Lizzie speaks about her own first-hand experiences with sexism and male misconduct, while also offering advice to young girls on how to take full control of their lives.

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"A wake-up call and a battle-cry for all Kiwi women Lizzie Marvelly tells the story of New Zealand's feminist roots, then traverses the modern landscape, tearing apart areas of gender imbalance and pervading attitudes to Kiwi women. In particular, Lizzie examines how men have been brought up with certain values - the rugby, racing and beer mentality we know all too well. Lizzie grew up an ardent Chiefs and All Blacks fan, but a wiser head now recognises that there are still endemic issues for society to address. Lizzie speaks about her own first-hand experiences with sexism and male misconduct, while also offering advice to young girls on how to take full control of their lives." -- Publisher description.