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Millennial Feminism at Work

Millennial Feminism at Work

Bridging Theory and Practice

Edited by Jane Juffer

Published by: Cornell University Press

192 pages, 152.00 x 229.00 x 0.00 mm

  • ISBN: 9781501760280
  • Published: November 2021

£16.99

In Millennial Feminism at Work, volume editor Jane Juffer brings together recently graduated students from across the US to reflect on the relevance of their feminist studies programs in their chosen career paths. The result is a dynamic collection of voices, shaking up preconceived ideas and showing the positive influence of gender and sexuality studies on individuals at work.

Encompassing five areas—corporate, education, nonprofit, medical, and media careers—these engaging essays use personal experiences to analyze the pressure on young adults to define themselves through creative work, even when that job may not sustain them financially. Obstacles to feminist work conditions notwithstanding, they urge readers to never downplay their feminist credentials and prove that gender and sexuality studies degrees can serve graduates well in the current marketplace and prepare them for life outside of their alma mater.

This collection emphasizes the importance of individual stories situated within political and economic structures to provide collectively spirited advice. Millennial Feminism at Work provides a unique window into the lives and careers of young feminists sharing the lessons they've learned along the way.

Contributors: Rose Al Abosy, Rachel Cromidas, Lauren Danzig, Sadaf Ferdowsi, Reina Gattuso, Jael Goldfine, Sassafras Lowrey, Alissa Medina, Samuel Naimi, Stephanie Newman, Justine Parkin, Lily Pierce, Kate Poor, Laura Ramos-Jaimes, Savannah Taylor, Addie Tsai, Hayley Zablotsky