This fascinating new study examines the experiences of women involved in the socialist movement during its formative years in Britain and the active role they played in campaigning for the vote. By giving full attention to this much-neglected grou This volume examines different types of women's creative writing in support of the demand for the parliamentary vote, including autobiographies, memoirs, letters, diaries, novels, and drama. The women's suffrage movement became far more visible in June Hannam is a lecturer at the University of the West of England. She has published widely on the history of women and has also written on the history of Bristol.
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Feminism by June Hannam. Feminism is a cultural as well as a political movement. It changes the way women think and feel and affects how women and men live their lives and interpret the world. For this reason it has provoked lively debate and fierce antagonisms that have continued to the present day. Contemporary feminism and its concerns are rooted in a history stretching over at least two centur Feminism is a cultural as well as a political movement.
Contemporary feminism and its concerns are rooted in a history stretching over at least two centuries. Feminism explores this history in a range of countries spanning the world. It asks does 'feminism' exist? Or are the differences among feminist today so great that we should speak of 'feminisms'? The book looks at the challenge made by feminists to prevailing ideas about a 'woman's place', the complex relationship between equality and difference, women's solidarity and the relationship between feminism and other social and political reform movements.
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Feb 04, Abbi rated it really liked it. An understandable, concise introduction to feminism and its different waves. Packed full of useful info and references for further reading too, which I appreciate. However, I caught a few typos and the grammar wasn't perfect, which knocked it down a star for me. Nov 08, Crystal rated it liked it. Accurate and unbiased view on what Feminism really is. How it has trickled down into our culture and ways we can prevent it from controlling future generations to come.
I dug it. Big time. Sep 21, Elin Borg rated it it was amazing. A stunning overview of feminism in connectedness to the comment, wherever you are in the world. Will be reviewing this for Feminist Collections, Summer Look for my review there!
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Hannam, June Overview. Publication Timeline. Most widely held works by June Hannam. Feminism by June Hannam Book 33 editions published between and in 3 languages and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide "Contemporary feminism and its concerns are rooted in a history stretching over at least two centuries. Feminism explores this history in a range of countries spanning the world. It asks: does 'feminism' exist? Or are the differences among feminists today so great that we should speak of 'feminisms'?