Controversial Books for feministart

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

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Standard Deviation Avaliação média Your Rating Título
1.363 3.77 The Ignorant Schoolmaster: Five Lessons in Intellectual Emancipation de Jacques Rancière
1.353 3.62 Pornography: Men Possessing Women de Andrea Dworkin
1.324 3.37 The Function of the Orgasm: Discovery of the Orgone (Discovery of the Orgone, Vol 1) de Wilhelm Reich
1.303 3.95 Theatre of the Oppressed de Augusto Boal
1.284 3.66 Margins of Philosophy de Jacques Derrida
1.211 3.57 SCUM Manifesto de Valerie Solanas
1.189 3.49 Archive Fever: A Freudian Impression de Jacques Derrida
1.182 3.43 Speculum of the Other Woman de Luce Irigaray
1.171 3.6 The Truth in Painting de Jacques Derrida
1.145 4.21 Gravity and Grace de Simone Weil
1.145 3.91 What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker: A Memoir in Essays de Damon Young
1.142 3.44 The Communist Manifesto de Karl Marx
1.118 3.22 Psychogeography de Merlin Coverley
1.111 3.96 Air Guitar: Essays on Art & Democracy de Dave Hickey
1.105 3.13 How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency de Akiko Busch
1.102 3.78 Interpretation and Overinterpretation de Umberto Eco
1.09 4.1 Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance de John Berger
1.078 3.63 Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality (Basic Books Classics) de Sigmund Freud
1.077 3.58 Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis de Sigmund Freud
1.076 3.83 Empire of Signs de Roland Barthes
1.074 4.17 Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body, and Primitive Accumulation de Silvia Federici
1.071 3.91 Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection de Julia Kristeva
1.064 3.5 Liquid Modernity de Zygmunt Bauman
1.056 3.93 Art in Theory 1900-2000: An Anthology of Changing Ideas de Charles Harrison
1.055 3.64 The Painted Word de Tom Wolfe
1.051 3.33 Psychogeography: Disentangling the Modern Conundrum of Psyche and Place de Will Self
1.051 3.64 The Female Eunuch de Germaine Greer
1.048 3.53 Why I Am So Wise de Friedrich Nietzsche
1.044 3.68 The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge de Jean-François Lyotard
1.044 3.9 The Emancipated Spectator de Jacques Rancière
1.03 4.02 Mulheres Que Correm Com Os Lobos de Clarissa Pinkola Estes
1.024 3.87 The Queer Art of Failure de Jack Halberstam
1.023 3.8 The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory de Carol J. Adams
1.021 3.45 The Coming Insurrection de The Invisible Committee
1.018 3.85 The Sense of Beauty: Being the Outline of Aesthetic Theory de George Santayana
1.015 3.94 Writing and Difference de Jacques Derrida
1.013 3.84 Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity (Routledge Classics) de Judith Butler
1.012 3.72 Literary Theory: An Anthology de Julie Rivkin
1.011 3.79 The Beautiful Boy de Germaine Greer
1.01 3.97 The order of things: an archaeology of the human sciences de Michel Foucault
1.006 3.44 My Mother, My Self : The Daughter's Search for Identity de Nancy Friday
1.004 3.88 Simians, Cyborgs, and Women: The Reinvention of Nature de Donna J. Haraway
1 3.74 The Whole Woman de Germaine Greer
1 4.11 Seduction de Jean Baudrillard
0.999 3.85 The Open Work de Umberto Eco
0.999 3.8 Os monólogos da Vagina de Eve Ensler
0.998 4.15 Women and Writing de Virginia Woolf
0.996 3.66 The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales de Bruno Bettelheim
0.993 3.58 Where the Stress Falls de Susan Sontag
0.99 3.58 Stiffed: The Betrayal of the American Man de Susan Faludi
0.989 4 Society of the Spectacle de Guy Debord
0.988 3.65 Adieux: a Farewell to Sartre de Simone de Beauvoir
0.988 4.02 Aesthetic Theory de Theodor W. Adorno
0.985 3.73 The Trouble with Islam Today: A Muslim's Call for Reform in Her Faith de Irshad Manji
0.984 4.03 About Looking de John Berger
0.984 3.96 Deschooling Society de Ivan Illich
0.979 3.86 History of Beauty de Umberto Eco
0.975 3.91 Orientalism de Edward W. Said
0.975 3.68 Soul on Ice de Eldridge Cleaver
0.973 3.86 The Medium is the Massage: An Inventory of Effects de Marshall McLuhan
0.973 4.13 Pedagogy of the Oppressed de Paulo Freire
0.972 4.05 Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus de Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.968 3.72 The Prince de Niccolò Machiavelli
0.963 3.69 The Art of Travel de Alain de Botton
0.962 3.88 The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc de Denise Chong
0.96 3.57 My Secret Garden: Women's Sexual Fantasies de Nancy Friday
0.957 3.6 History of the Breast de Marilyn Yalom
0.955 3.98 Refusing To Be A Man de John Stoltenberg
0.95 3.72 No Logo de Naomi Klein
0.945 3.81 Literary Theory: An Introduction de Terry Eagleton
0.942 3.88 God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything de Christopher Hitchens
0.941 3.79 The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty Are Used against Women de Naomi Wolf
0.941 4.17 History of Madness de Michel Foucault
0.938 3.4 Introducing Derrida de Jeff Collins
0.937 3.57 English Eccentrics de Edith Sitwell
0.937 3.68 Black Sun de Julia Kristeva
0.934 3.95 The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction de Michel Foucault
0.933 3.56 Wittgenstein's Poker: The Story of a Ten-minute Argument Between Two Great Philosophers de David Edmonds
0.931 3.97 Ways of Seeing de John Berger
0.93 3.95 Backlash: The Undeclared War Against Women de Susan Faludi
0.929 3.78 The Book of the City of Ladies de Christine de Pizan
0.925 3.62 The Rise of the Creative Class: And How It's Transforming Work, Leisure, Community and Everyday Life de Richard Florida
0.92 3.81 Sexual Politics: A Surprising Examination of Society's Most Arbitrary Folly de Kate Millett
0.918 3.88 Sisterhood Is Powerful: An Anthology of Writings from the Women's Liberation Movement de Robin Morgan
0.915 3.83 A Vindication of the Rights of Woman de Mary Wollstonecraft
0.913 3.84 Reading Women de Stephanie Staal
0.91 3.9 Three Guineas de Virginia Woolf
0.906 4.09 The Second Sex de Simone de Beauvoir
0.903 4.19 A Writer's Diary de Virginia Woolf
0.901 3.9 The Pleasure of the Text de Roland Barthes
0.9 4.22 The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love de bell hooks
0.9 3.87 Image, Music, Text de Roland Barthes
0.899 4.26 Illuminations: Essays and Reflections de Walter Benjamin
0.898 3.86 Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism de Fredric Jameson
0.896 3.93 Man Made Language de Dale Spender
0.894 3.54 Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory de Toril Moi
0.893 3.9 Hope in the Dark de Rebecca Solnit
0.893 4.05 Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography de Roland Barthes
0.892 3.94 Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of Sex de Judith Butler
0.889 3.84 How to Write a Thesis de Umberto Eco
0.888 3.35 Women on Top: How Real Life Has Changed Women's Sexual Fantasies de Nancy Friday
0.888 3.8 Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead de Sheryl Sandberg
0.887 3.77 The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution de Shulamith Firestone
0.887 4.05 The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality Makes Societies Stronger de Richard Wilkinson
0.887 4.01 A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor de John Berger
0.885 4.12 A Room of One's Own de Virginia Woolf
0.883 3.38 Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction de Christopher Butler
0.882 3.67 Surpassing the love of men : Romantic friendship and love between women from the Renaisannce to the present de Lillian Faderman
0.881 4 On Photography de Susan Sontag
0.878 3.75 Against Our Will: Men, Women And Rape de Susan Brownmiller
0.877 3.74 Warrior Marks: Female Genital Mutilation and the Sexual Blinding of Women de Alice Walker
0.877 3.92 Race Matters de Cornel West
0.877 3.87 The History of Sexuality, Volume 3: The Care of the Self de Michel Foucault
0.871 3.67 The Foucault Reader de Michel Foucault
0.87 4.06 The Revolution Will Not Be Funded: Beyond the Non-Profit Industrial Complex de INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
0.869 3.93 The Second Sex [abridged English translation by H. M. Parshley] de Simone de Beauvoir
0.868 4.12 Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison de Michel Foucault
0.868 4.05 Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution de Laurie Penny
0.867 4.08 Situationist International Anthology de Ken Knabb
0.864 3.93 Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter de Simone de Beauvoir
0.862 4.14 Os diários de Sylvia Plath: 1950 -1962 de Sylvia Plath
0.86 3.98 The Nude: A Study in Ideal Form de Kenneth Clark
0.86 3.65 Simulations de Jean Baudrillard
0.855 4.2 The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World de Elaine Scarry
0.853 4.25 Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center de bell hooks
0.853 3.92 Bad feminist de Roxane Gay
0.85 3.67 Slut!: Growing Up Female with a Bad Reputation de Leora Tanenbaum
0.845 4.13 The Faraway Nearby de Rebecca Solnit
0.841 4.23 Virginia Woolf de Hermione Lee
0.832 3.52 On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored: Psychoanalytic Essays on the Unexamined Life de Adam Phillips
0.832 4.03 Mythologies de Roland Barthes
0.829 3.99 The History of Sexuality, Volume 2: The Use of Pleasure de Michel Foucault
0.828 3.98 Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution de Adrienne Rich
0.827 3.85 Graffiti Women: Street Art from Five Continents de Nicholas Ganz
0.824 4.03 Letters Home de Sylvia Plath
0.823 3.52 Expletives Deleted de Angela Carter
0.817 4.2 How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective de Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
0.815 3.91 Women, Art, and Society de Whitney Chadwick
0.815 3.89 Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary de Marina Warner
0.814 3.52 Machiavelli : a very short introduction de Quentin Skinner
0.809 3.62 Confronting the classics : traditions, adventures and innovations de Mary Beard
0.809 4.22 Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom de bell hooks
0.808 3.42 Feminism: A Very Short Introduction de Margaret Walters
0.807 3.88 Angry Women de V. Vale
0.8 4.21 The Assassin's Cloak: An Anthology of the World's Greatest Diarists de Irene Taylor
0.798 4.02 The Descent of Woman de Elaine Morgan
0.795 4.21 A Burst of Light: Essays de Audre Lorde
0.795 4.23 We Should All Be Feminists de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.792 4.3 Silences de Tillie Olsen
0.789 4.05 The Obstacle Race: The Fortunes of Women Painters and Their Work de Germaine Greer
0.782 4.46 If This Is a Man / The Truce de Primo Levi
0.781 4 Body : Photographs of the human form de William A. Ewing
0.778 3.96 Men Explain Things To Me (Updated Edition) de Rebecca Solnit
0.769 4.23 Talking Back: Thinking Feminist, Thinking Black de bell hooks
0.764 4.13 In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose de Alice Walker
0.756 4.25 Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race de Reni Eddo-Lodge
0.756 4.17 This Sex Which Is Not One de Luce Irigaray
0.756 4.17 At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others de Sarah Bakewell
0.755 4.3 Black Looks: Race and Representation de bell hooks
0.755 4.35 Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches de Audre Lorde
0.753 4.26 Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism de bell hooks
0.752 4 From the Beast to the Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers de Marina Warner
0.747 4.35 Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions de Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
0.74 4.02 Women & Power: A Manifesto de Mary Beard
0.734 4.04 The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914 de Barbara W. Tuchman
0.731 4.35 Flash of the Spirit: African & Afro-American Art & Philosophy de Robert Farris Thompson
0.722 4.11 Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement de Angela Y. Davis
0.721 4 In Our Time: Memoir of a Revolution de Susan Brownmiller
0.712 4.43 Right-wing Women: The Politics of Domesticated Females de Andrea Dworkin
0.701 4.01 Painting and Experience in Fifteenth-Century Italy: A Primer in the Social History of Pictorial Style de Michael Baxandall
0.695 3.76 Occupy de Noam Chomsky
0.694 3.86 Misogynies de Joan Smith
0.693 3.64 London's Overthrow de China Miéville
0.688 4.38 Male Fantasies, Volume 2: Male Bodies - Psychoanalyzing the White Terror de Klaus Theweleit
0.669 4.38 Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts de James C. Scott
0.666 4.35 When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir de Patrisse Khan-Cullors
0.65 4.06 Nothing If Not Critical: Selected Essays on Art and Artists de Robert Hughes
0.646 3.95 Bluestockings: The Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education de Jane Robinson
0.644 4.16 The mourning diary de Roland Barthes
0.602 4.17 The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions de Rebecca Solnit
0.58 4.14 Riot Days de Maria Alyokhina
0.571 4.12 The Prospect before Her: A History of Women in Western Europe de Olwen Hufton
0.552 4.34 Yearning: Race, Gender, and Cultural Politics de bell hooks