The Future Is Female. What Would A Truly Feminist Society Be Like?

Original title: Futures. À quoi ressemblerait une société vraiment féministe ?

Author: Bastide, Lauren

Publication Date:

October 2022

Pages:

330

Original language and publisher

French | Allary Editions

Territories Handled

Worldwide excl. French

Territories Sold

China (under option)
Netherlands (Ambo|Anthos)

Genres

Essay, Society

The Future Is Female. What Would A Truly Feminist Society Be Like?

Original title: Futures. À quoi ressemblerait une société vraiment féministe ?

Author: Bastide, Lauren

Synopsis

Ecofeminism will save the world. Lauren Bastide’s new essay, Futur.es, shows us the way. — Causette, Alizée Vincent

An overview of feminism and inclusion to sketch out paths for the future. — Lire, Jacques Braunstein

A utopian essay and proud to be one. — Radio Nova, Faustine Kopiejwski

A joyful text that is like a plea for a freer society. — Le Temps, Célia Héron

A playful treatise on eco-feminism about an egalitarian and sustainable world. — La Voix du Nord

“Identity, sexuality, love and parenthood would be experienced without coercion or injunction. The answer to criminality would be reparation rather than exclusion. Focusing on caring for each other would change our relationship to work. Eco-feminism would lead us into a non-predatory relationship with nature.

Over the centuries, women thinkers focused on gender issues have developed enough tools to profoundly change every facet of society – above and beyond relations between men and women. Applying a feminist program to society means redefining the meaning of love, education, judgment, production and even life itself. In this essay, which intertwines accessible feminist theory with more intimate narrative, I propose solutions to the most urgent issues of our times, in order to build a desirable future. The good news is that that future is now.” L. B.

Marketing Information

  • #5 in the bestseller list for nonfiction
  • Over 12,000 copies sold
  • Initial print run: 15,000 copies

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