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Feminism in Minutes

By Shannon Weber

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200 key ideas, movements and feminists explained in an instant.

Never has having an understanding of feminism been so important. But what really is feminism - in all its forms? Who were the key feminists - and what are their beliefs? What do feminists think about abortion, sex, religion, pornography and beauty? And have we achieved equality - or is there still much to do?

Feminism in Minutes is the quickest, easiest way to understand the big ideas and history of feminism, from its ancient roots to the #MeToo movement of today.

Contents include: Basic concepts; Schools of feminism; Marriage and motherhood; Sex, power and sexuality; Activism and justice; Gender, religion and war; Women's achievements in science and medicine and Feminism and the arts, as well as the ideas of essential feminists such as Simone de Beauvoir, Emmeline Pankhurst, Sojouner Truth, Germaine Greer, Betty Friedan, Gloria Steinem, Pussy Riot and Malala Yousafzai, amongst many others.

Biographical Notes

Shannon Weber holds a PhD in Feminist Studies from the University of California. She has held positions as a gender studies professor at Tufts University, Brandeis University, Northeastern University and Wellesley College, and has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals. Shannon is also a writer for The Body Is Not An Apology and Bitch Media.

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  • ISBN: 9781787477247
  • Publication date: 02 May 2019
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