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Author : Soraya Chemaly Pages : 364 pages Publisher : Atria Books Language : eng ISBN-10 : 1501189557 ISBN-13 : 9781501189 555

Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger A tra nsf or mat ive boo k urgi ng twe nty first cen tur ywo me


n to em bra ce thei r ang er and har nes s it as a tool for last ing per son al and soci etal cha nge .Wo me n are ang ry, and it isn’ t har d to figu re out wh


y.W e are und erp aid and ove rwo rke d. Too sen siti ve, or not sen siti ve eno ugh . Too do wd y or too ma deup. Too big or too thin . Slut s or pru des .


We are har ass ed, told we are aski ng for it, and ask ed if it wo uld kill us to smi le. Yes , yes it wo uld. Con trar y to the rhe tori c of pop ular “sel fhel p�


and an enti re lifet ime of bei ng told oth erw ise, our rag e is one of the mo st imp ort ant res our ces we hav e, our sha rpe st tool aga inst bot h per son al


and poli tica l opp res sio n. We’ ve bee n told for so lon g to bot tle up our ang er, letti ng it corr ode our bod ies and min ds in wa ys we don ’t eve n


real ize. Yet our ang er is a vita l inst ru me nt, our rad ar for inju stic e and a cat alys t for cha nge . On the flip sid e, the soci etal and cult ural beli ttle


me nt of our ang er is a cun nin g wa y of limi ting and con troll ing our po wer .We are so ofte n told to resi st our rag e or pun ish ed for just ifia bly exp res


sin g it, yet ho w ma ny rem ark abl e ach iev em ent s in this wor ld wo uld nev er hav e got ten off the gro und wit hou t the ker nel of ang er tha


t fuel ed the m? Rag e Bec om es Her ma kes the cas e tha t ang er is not wh at get s in our wa y, it is our wa y, spa rkin ga ne w und erst and ing


of one of our cor e em otio ns tha t will giv e wo me na libe rati ng sen se of wh y thei r ang er mat ters and con nec t the m to an enti re uni


ver se of wo me n no lon ger inte rest ed in ma kin g nic e at all cos ts.F ollo win g in the foot ste ps of clas sic fem inis t ma nife sto s like The Fe min


ine Mys tiqu e and Our Bod ies, Our selv es, Rag e Bec om es Her is an eye ope nin g boo k for the twe nty first cen tur y wo ma n: an eng agi ng,


acc essi ble cre do offe ring us the tool s to reund erst and our ang er and har nes s its po wer to cre ate last ing pos itiv e cha nge . Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger

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