As If Women Matter: The Essential Gloria Steinem Reader is a conceptual presentation of feminist Icon Gloria Steinem essays, which were written during her long career. Her story is edited by Ruchira Gupta so that every Indian can read this book easily. This book reflects many major factor of our society like inequality, discrimination during working, and home environments.
The catastrophic life journey of Linda Lovelace and Marilyn Monroe, politics behind the consumption of food, and significant impact of feminism on vocabulary are described within this book. This book also tells you that how erotica is different from pornography, and her short livelihood as a playboy model. She raises very crucial issues through this book.
As If Women Matter: The Essential Gloria Steinem Reader is about feminism which defines political, economic, and social privileges of women. This book is a beautiful presentation of Gloria Steinem, who is one of the greatest feminist thinkers of the world. The time she spent in India revealed her that change must develop from the bottom up like a plant. She gets a lesson through the movement in the US and across the world that false division of people create violence and domination. This false division reflects the difference of the dominator and the dominated, male and female, and subject and object.
You will find the real position of women which is highlighted issues of this book. This book will provides you the ideas, anger, sincerity, and laughter. This book was published by Rupa Publications India in 2014 and is available in paperback.
- The seminal proponents of feminist thought is presented first time through this book.
- Readers are highly influenced with especially two chapters this book: In Praise of Women’s Bodies Again and Romance Versus Love.