Feminism

Feminism

Reinventing the F Word

Book - 2016
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While most people say they believe in equal rights, the word feminism America's new F-word makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of US feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, and Gloria Steinem. Meet modern leaders such as Rebecca Walker and Julie Zeilinger, who are striving to empower women at work, in government, at home and in cultural and personal arenas. Learn from interviews with movement leaders, scholars, pop stars, and average women, what it means to be a feminist or to reject it altogether. After reading this book, readers will be able to respond to "Am I a feminist?" with a confident, informed voice.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Lerner Publishing Group, 2016
ISBN: 9781467761475
1467761478
Call Number: TEEN 305.42 HIGG
Characteristics: 112 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm

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With a focus on the history of feminism, Higgin's book breaks down what the F word is, is not, and allows the reader to decide if they are a feminist.

Feminism: Reinventing the f-word explains what feminism is, what it isn't, and why it should be important to the reader.


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