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Ideas structures and practices of feminism

C. M. Blackford

Ideas structures and practices of feminism

1939-64.

by C. M. Blackford

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Published by University of East London in London .
Written in English


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Thesis (PH.D. Department of Art and Design) - University of East London, 1996.

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Open LibraryOL16486827M

Ecofeminism, also called ecological feminism, branch of feminism that examines the connections between women and nature. Its name was coined by French feminist Françoise d’Eaubonne in Ecofeminism uses the basic feminist tenets of equality between genders, a revaluing of non-patriarchal or nonlinear structures, and a view of the world that respects organic processes, holistic. This stimulating text presents a concise and accessible introduction to feminist theory today. Covering all the major variants of feminist political thought, it offers a unique examination of the archive of modern feminist theory from the publication of The Feminine Mystique in to current postmodernist and legal feminist .

Second-wave feminism was a period of feminist activity and thought that began in the United States in the early s and lasted roughly two decades. It quickly spread across the Western world, with an aim to increase equality for women by gaining more than just enfranchisement.. Whereas first-wave feminism focused mainly on suffrage and overturning legal obstacles to gender equality (e.g. Black feminist thought consists of ideas produced by Black women that clarify a standpoint of and for Black women. Several assumptions underlie this working definition. First, the definition suggests that it is impossible to separate the structure and thematic content of thought from the historical and material conditions shaping the lives of.

  Feminism has a long history; the first feminist book was written by de Pisan () (Green and Cohen, ). Since the s and the rise of the women's movement, the scope and variety of feminist writing has considerably expanded.   Feminism, a belief in the political, economic and cultural equality of women, has roots in the earliest eras of human civilization. It is typically separated into three waves: first wave feminism.


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