The Feminism BookISBN: 9780241350379 Big Ideas Simply Explained
Series: Big Ideas
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 5th March 2019
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 20.2 x 2.7
A complete study of feminism, profiling the key ideas, events, and movements from its 18th century origins to #MeToo.
Exploring more than 100 of the most important ideas, organizations, and events to have defined the feminist movement, this guide is an essential introduction to feminism.
The latest entry in DK's bestselling Big Ideas series, The Feminism Book is a complete study of feminism. Trace the subject from its origins, through the suffrage campaigns of the late 19th century, to recent developments such as the Everyday Sexism Project and the #MeToo movement. Examine the ideas that underpin feminist thought through crucial figures, from Simone de Beauvoir to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and discover the wider social, cultural, and historical context of their impact. Find out who campaigned for birth control, when the term "intersectionality" was coined, and what "postfeminism" really means in this comprehensive book.