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Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

Margaret Walters

October 2005

ISBN: 9780192805102

176 pages
Paperback
174x111mm

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Very Short Introductions

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Description

This book provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots and key issues such as voting rights and the liberation of the sixties. Margaret Walters brings the subject completely up to date by providing a global analysis of the situation of women, from Europe and the United States to Third World countries.

  • There are no other short, concise introductions to the subject currently available
  • Combines sound historical background, with thought-provoking questions about the future of feminism
  • Tackles current issues concerning feminism in Third World countries

About the Author(s)

Margaret Walters, Freelance writer and reviewer

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction: The rights and wrongs of women
    2:Pioneers
    3:Voting Rights
    4:The Personal is the Political: Liberation in the Twentieth Century
    5:In a New Century
    6:Women Across the World

Reviews

""An enjoyable read."" - Rosie Blau, FT Magazine