Power and Sex: A Book About Women

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9781843332510: Power and Sex: A Book About Women

Can power be wielded with integrity and responsibility? How do we oppose domination and power without using force or escalating conflict? Author and former UNESCO consultant Scilla Elworthy, Ph.D., takes on these timely and important issues in her groundbreaking book. Dr. Elworthy calls upon men and women to replace their distorted notions of "male" power and domination with a new, inner power, developed through the body, mind, and spirit. This power, she asserts, is available equally to men and women; it is rooted in the power of union, balancing the male and female elements in everyone. This union also offers men and women a more natural and fearless approach to sex and sensuality. In Power and Sex, we see how in both personal and public life, the inner fusion of masculine and feminine energies are the answer to the kind of power the world needs today. Readers can use this book to bring power into their lives without taking it away from others. With it, you can transform yourself and your world.

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Scilla Elsworthy PhD is Director of the Oxford Research Group, which she founded in 1982 to find out how and by whom nuclear weapons decisions are made, worldwide. She travels all over the world introducing those who work on nuclear weapons to their critics. As consultant to UNESCO she produced their report on Women in Copenhagan in 1980. Before that she managed a self-help organization in Africa, moving agricultural supluses to areas of starvation. She has a doctorate in political science, lectures in Europe, the United States, Russia, China and Japan, and appears widely on radio and television.

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"- "I found this book fascinating.' Dame Judi Dench - '[Scilla Elworthy] has developed her ideas from close-up scrutiny of, and involvement in, the toughest, high-risk power game of them all - the nuclear weapons industry.' David Cohen, INDEPENDENT

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Scilla Elworthy
Published by Vega (2003)
ISBN 10: 1843332515 ISBN 13: 9781843332510
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