The F Word: How We Learned to Swear by Feminism
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The F Word: How We Learned to Swear by Feminism

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When it comes to the work/life balance, modern women continually find themselves in a no-win situation where they are criticized regardless of the path they choose. The F Word: HowWe Learned to Swear By Feminismargues that the pervasive idea that women will never be able to effectively combine work or interests outside the home with marriage, a social life and parenting is...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2008 by University of New South Wales Press
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I appreciate Jane Caro's view of the world, and several times while watching The Gruen Transfer I have wanted to cheer beacuse *someone* has stood up for the feminist view, so I thought I'd read the book she has written with friend Catherine Fox to see more on Jane Caro's take of Australian women today.

If you've already read Germaine Greer, Susan Faludi, Ariel Levy, Hugh Mackay et al there probably isn't much here for you, because this is an overview of feminist issues rather than an in-depth lo...more
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I think one of the great myths of today is that woman have achieved equality. We haven't - at least not in reality anyway. While it all appears good on paper, reality proves otherwise.
You see, equality is about more than the right to a career, more than about equal pay for equal work, more than the right to make decisions about our own bodies, our own money, our own lives (although all of that is important), it's also about being viewed as equals in society regardless of our marital status, pare...more
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Jane Caro wears many hats; including author, lecturer, mentor, social commentator, columnist, workshop facilitator, speaker, broadcaster and award-winning advertising writer. Jane runs her own communications consultancy and lectures in Advertising Creative at The School of Communication Arts at UWS. She has published three books: The Stupid Country: How Australia is dismantling public education co...more
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