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Period, end of sentence : a new chapter in the fight for menstrual justice / Anita Diamant ; foreword by Melissa Berton.

Diamant, Anita, (author.). Berton, Melissa, (writer of foreword.).

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Homer Public Library 612.662 DIA 000161804 New Books Place on copy / volume Checked out 01/26/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982144289
  • ISBN: 1982144289
  • ISBN: 9781982144296
  • ISBN: 1982144297
  • Physical Description: xviii, 158 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner trade paperback edition. paperback
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes "Book club favorites : reader's guide".
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-149) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one. The curse -- Shame -- Shamelessness: the changing of the guard -- Part two. R.E.S.P.E.C.T. -- Indigenous wisdoms -- New traditions -- Part three. The struggle -- Period poverty and the tampon tax -- Menstruating at work -- Dignity -- Part four. Menstruation goes public -- Men-struation -- The menstruation business -- Period.org -- Part five. Seeing red -- The takeaway.
Summary, etc.:
"Explores the subject of menstruation, from toxic historic and religious roots to how young activists are challenging the silence and shame that can erode self-esteem and even threaten lives ..."--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Menstruation > Political aspects.
Menstruation > Social aspects.
Menstrual cycle > Political aspects.
Menstrual cycle > Social aspects.
Human body > Political aspects.
Feminism > 21st century.
Social movements.
Women's rights.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Feminism & Feminist Theory.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Women's Studies.
Feminism.
Human body > Political aspects.
Menstruation > Social aspects.
Social movements.
Women's rights.
Genre: Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory.