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Feminism: A Very Short Introduction By Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)

Feminism: A Very Short Introduction
by Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)

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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.
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Feminism: A Very Short Introduction Summary


Feminism: A Very Short Introduction by Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)

How much have women's lives really changed? In the West women still come up against the 'glass ceiling' at work, most earning considerably less than their male counterparts. What are we to make of the now commonplace insistence that feminism deprives men of their rights and dignities? And how does one tackle the issue of female emancipation in different cultural and economic environments - in, for example, the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent, and Africa? This book provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots as well as key issues including voting rights, the liberation of the sixties, and its relevance today. Margaret Walters touches on the difficulties and inequities that women still face more than forty years after the 'new wave' of 1960s feminism, such as how successful women are at combining domesticity, motherhood, and work outside the house. She brings the subject completely up to date by providing an analysis of the current situation of women across the globe, from Europe and the United States to Third World countries. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Feminism: A Very Short Introduction Reviews


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

About Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)


Margaret Walters did a B.Litt at Oxford, went on to lecture in English at Reading University for 20 years, and is now a freelance writer and reviewer: she is currently working on a book entitled Femme Fatale for Cape, and she reviews for the TLS and the Sunday Times.

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

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Feminism: A Very Short Introduction by Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)
Margaret Walters (Freelance writer and reviewer)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2005-10-27
176
019280510X
9780192805102
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