Conversation with author of 'Misogyny Re-loaded'

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In this episode Meghan Murphy speaks with Abigail Bray, the author of Misogyny Re-loaded, which has been described as "an explosive manifesto against the resurgent sexual fascism of the new world order." The book addresses things like snuff pornography in "gore culture," ageism, rape jokes, and the positive thinking movement in order to expose the various ways in which the feminist movement is being systematically weakened and the ways in which women and women’s human rights are under attack.

Bray argues that feminism needs to shift its focus towards capitalism, coroporate power, militarism and issues of class.

Dr. Bray is an autonomous writer who lives between France and Australia. She has held research positions at universities in Australia and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on embodiment, violence, moral panics and sexualisation.

Misogyny Re-loaded is published by Spinifex Press. 

 

 

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