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Why Is Misogyny Still a Thing?

I returned from the S-USIH conference to happily find on my desk a complimentary copy of Kate Manne’s book Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny (OUP, 2017). Starting on a new research project, I am reading and re-reading all things feminist and anti-feminist and getting reacquainted with the rich field of feminist philosophy and theory.  A field that took me on many trips to no-woman’s land, theories that often appear to defy the logic of women’s actual lives, and sparked an intellectual curiosity I have been unable to shake off. Read more