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This book is one of my favourite feminist publications. It has an interesting structure, and is so crammed full of arguments and statistics to back them up that it can be very hard to put it down.
For those who believe equality has been achieved, The Equality Illusion is a must. It exposes the myth that men and women are equal; that they have the same opportunities in the world, and that they are treated with the same amount of respect and consideration in all situations. Although sexism can be subtle now, it is most definitely still there, and Banyard opens the reader's eyes to it.
The chapter on the sex industry, too, is especially important, as it dismisses the… Read more