Analyzing the Issues: Critical Perspectives on Feminism, 1st Edition

  • Bernard Marr
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766084825
  • ISBN-13: 9780766084827
  • DDC: 305.4223
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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First-wave feminism arrived on the international scene in the nineteenth century, a time when women had very few rights as citizens and were largely controlled by a government with laws that protected and served men. Today, through the work of feminist movements, women have gained the right to vote and work, but the quest for social and economic equality remains. This text gives students insight into the fascinating history of the feminist movement and its leaders while presenting thoughtful analysis of feminist issues to help students think critically about the history and present need for feminism and women’s rights today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Academics, Experts, and Researchers Say.
2: What the Government and Politicians Say.
3: What the Courts Say.
4: What Advocacy Groups Say.
5: What the Media Say.
6: What Ordinary People Say.
Chapter Notes.
For More Information.