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The term 'feminism' came into English usage around the 1890s, but women's conscious struggle to resist discrimination and sexist oppression goes back much further. This completely new and updated edition of Introducing Feminism surveys the major developments that have affected women's lives from the seventeenth century to the present day. By highlighting the key social, political and literary ideas which have determined our thinking about the status of women across the globe, this book tells the story of the remarkable individuals who actively challenged and changed traditions, social customs and laws. It is an invaluable reference book for anyone seeking the story of how feminism reconfigured the world for women and men alike.
ISBN: 9781848311213 ISBN-10: 1848311214 Series: Introducing Audience:
Number Of Pages: 176 Published: 7th July 2010 Publisher: Icon Books Ltd Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 16.8 x 11.8
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1