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ISBN: 0814722067
Author: Zillah Eisenstein
Language: English
Publisher: NYU Press; First Edition edition (October 1, 1998)
Pages: 214
Category: Politics & Government
Subcategory: Politics
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Into this world steps Zillah Eisenstein, with a book of profound despair and yet also great hope, informed by her trademark sharp analysis and her unrelenting passion for a more humane world. eISBN: 978-0-8147-2928-1.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-208) and index.

Into this world steps Zillah Eisenstein, with a book of profound despair and yet also great hope, informed by her trademark sharp analysis and her unrelenting passion for a more humane world.

Eisenstein's lucid analysis is formed around the factual datum of the global cybereconomy, which even a cursory glance reveals as appallingly inequitable: 'Eighty-four percent of computer users are found in north america and northern europe.

Cybersexualities: A Reader on Feminist Theory, Cyborgs and Cyberspace. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1999. By Zillah Eisenstein. New York and London: New York University Press, 1998. Christine Wertheim, and. Institute for Figuring, Los Angeles. California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles.

The explosive expansion of media and cyber conglomerates creates dreamworlds while the ecology of our actual world is jeopardized.

Authors: Eisenstein, Zillah R. GLOBAL OBSCENITIES. Publication Date: 01 December 2004

Authors: Eisenstein, Zillah R. Publication Date: 01 December 2004. Number Of Pages: 214. Weight: 308 grams. Read full description. She is the author of The Female Body and the Law, which won the Victoria Schuck Book Prize for the best book on women and politics, and, more recently, The Color of Gender: Reimaging Democracy and Hatreds: Racialized and Sexualized Conflicts in the 21st Century. Country of Publication.

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The New York Times devotes the cover of its magazine to America's declining interest in politics and its obsession with money, finance, and the markets. Bill Gates builds a $50 million mansion while food pantries and homeless shelters overflow with the desperate. The explosive expansion of media and cyber conglomerates creates dreamworlds while the ecology of our actual world is jeopardized. Public space and public democracy withers, as is evidenced by the fact that the closest facsimile of a town square is the local Barnes and Noble.

New geographies of power are defined by sex scandals, plant closings, cyberporn, sweatshop labor, information webs, and stock market schizophrenia. Global capitalism and its cyberrelations use this chaos to construct modern forms of sexual and racial exploitation.

Into this world steps Zillah Eisenstein, with a book of profound despair and yet also great hope, informed by her trademark sharp analysis and her unrelenting passion for a more humane world. Exposing the purported democratic effect of new media for the global mirage it is, Eisenstein shows how transnational capital and its patriarchal obsessions threaten us all, while at the same time creating possibilities for a new democratic society.

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