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Beyond burning bras : feminist activism for everyone

Author: Laura L Finley; Emily Reynolds Stringer
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010.
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The authors focus on the mainstream of everyday feminism, explaining what feminism is really all about and fanning out a spectrum of simple, imaginative, user-friendly ways in which people can promote gender equality and social equity in their own lives and in the world around them. It looks at first-person accounts of 50 ordinary individuals of every age, sex, sexuality, class, nationality, race, ethnicity, and  Read more...
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Finley, Laura L.
Beyond burning bras.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2010
(OCoLC)761260957
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura L Finley; Emily Reynolds Stringer
ISBN: 9780313365805 0313365806
OCLC Number: 436030715
Description: xv, 255 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Chronology : Milestones of femininst activism in American history --
The first wave --
The second wave --
The third wave --
The personal is political : feminist activism in politics --
Class matters : feminist activism in economics, the workplace, and to eradicate poverty --
Feminist activism and human bodies --
Birthing new activism : feminist mothering and fathering --
Until the violence stops : feminist activism to end violence against women --
Love your mother : feminist activism for the environment and animal welfare --
Creating a world we love : feminist arts-based activism --
Feel good : feminist activism for empowerment --
Our future : feminist activism by and for youth --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1 : Ideas for feminist activism --
Appendix 2 : Recommended resources.
Responsibility: Laura Finley and Emily Reynolds Stringer.
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