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Feminism : reinventing the F word / Nadia Abushanab Higgins.

By: Higgins, Nadia Abushanab.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, [2016]Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781467761475 (lb : alk. paper); 1467761478 (lb : alk. paper).Subject(s): Feminism -- Juvenile literature | Feminism | Feminism | FeminismGenre/Form: Young adult literature. | Juvenile works. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 305.42
Contents:
Introduction: "are you a feminist?" -- Three waves of feminism -- All things equal -- Violence against women -- Sex and beauty -- Reproductive justice -- What's next? -- Feminist terms -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- For further information -- Index.
Summary: While most people say they believe in equal rights, the word feminism makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of United States feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, and Gloria Steinem. Meet modern leaders such as Rebecca Walker and Julie Zeilinger, who are striving to empower women at work, in government, and at home. Learn from interviews with movement leaders, scholars, pop stars, and average women, what it means to be a feminist -- or to reject it altogether.
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Grade 4 to 6.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-105) and index.

Introduction: "are you a feminist?" -- Three waves of feminism -- All things equal -- Violence against women -- Sex and beauty -- Reproductive justice -- What's next? -- Feminist terms -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- For further information -- Index.

While most people say they believe in equal rights, the word feminism makes people uncomfortable. Explore the history of United States feminism through pioneers such as Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Betty Friedan, Shirley Chisholm, and Gloria Steinem. Meet modern leaders such as Rebecca Walker and Julie Zeilinger, who are striving to empower women at work, in government, and at home. Learn from interviews with movement leaders, scholars, pop stars, and average women, what it means to be a feminist -- or to reject it altogether.

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