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How to Raise a Feminist Son

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How to Raise a Feminist Son by Sonora Jha
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Apr 06, 2021 | ISBN 9781632173645

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“Jha weaves her own fascinating, sometimes heartbreaking, and always beautiful story of raising her own feminist son with careful research, insightful interviews, and helpful advice. There were countless times in reading this book where I found myself reevaluating things I had told my own sons and setting new goals for things I would teach them in the future…This book is a true love letter, not only to Jha’s own son but also to all of our sons and to the parents–especially mothers–who raise them.”
—Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre
 
 
“[A] beautiful hybrid of memoir, manifesto, instruction manual, and rumination on the power of story and possibilities of family. I can’t wait to put it in the hands of everyone raising kids or thinking about how we do it and how it could be different.” 
—Rebecca Solnit, author of The Mother of All Questions
 
“Essential reading for any parent, loved one, or teacher seeking to raise feminist boys in these times.”
—V (formerly Eve Ensler), author of The Vagina Monologues and The Apology
 
“Combining the insight of memoir with sound advice, How to Raise a Feminist Son is a glorious map to a better future.”
—Mira Jacob, author of Good Talk
  
“Sonora Jha takes on the hardest questions and the most-fraught conversations with nuance and grace. Here, when addressing the deepest anxieties of parents raising boys committed to a fair and just society, her insights are invaluable.” 
—Soraya Chemaly, author of Rage Becomes Her
 
“[A] fierce, elegant, necessary book…How to Raise A Feminist Son scorches, illuminates, and above all challenges us to do better.”
—Claire Dederer, author of Love and Trouble and Poser

How to Raise a Feminist Son has practical to-do lists about how to tackle some of the hardest conversations.”
—NPR

“A beautiful and honest ode to imperfect parents everywhere who are trying to raise kind, compassionate, confident feminist sons.”
—Ms. magazine

“Jha issues an urgent, fervent plea to raise feminist sons in this trenchant guide. At times touching and always impassioned, this is an excellent resource for like-minded parents.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Part memoir, part parenting guide…combines Jha’s life story and her indispensable advice and is essential reading for today’s parents.”
—Booklist

“Explores race, gender, pop culture and power dynamics, and consistently acknowledges the imperfections inherent in pursuing ideals. By weaving moving, personal stories about her own life and her son’s life together with research and interviews, Jha encourages readers to embrace the difficulties and the joys simultaneously.”
—Seattle Times

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