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Feminism : a very short introduction

Author: Margaret Walters
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: Very short introductions, 141.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this Very Short Introduction, Margaret Walters looks at the development of feminism, exploring its earliest roots as well as key issues such as voting rights, the liberation of the Sixties, and whether feminist thought remains relevant today. She brings the subject completely up to date by providing an analysis of the current situation of women across the globe from Europe and the US to the Third World."--BOOK  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Einführung
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Walters
ISBN: 9780192805102 019280510X
OCLC Number: 61529769
Description: 159 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction --
1. The religious roots of feminism --
2. The beginning of secular feminism --
3. The 18th century : Amazons of the pen --
4. The early 19th century : reforming women --
5. The late 19th century : campaigning women --
6. Fighting for the vote : suffragists --
7. Fighting for the vote : suffragettes --
8. Early 20th-century feminism --
9. Second-wave feminism : the late 20th century --
10. Feminists across the world --
Afterword --
References --
Further reading --
Index.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 141.
Responsibility: Margaret Walters.
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This book provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots and key issues such as voting rights and the liberation of the sixties. Margaret Walters brings the subject  Read more...

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