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Separate Roads to Feminism: Black, Chicana, and White Feminist Movements in America's Second Wave by Benita Roth This examines the emergence of feminist movements from the Civil Rights/Black Liberation movement, the Chicano movement, and the white left in the s and s.

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Originally curated by Nellie Killian for a Metrograph run inthe series spans four decades of documentaries made by women, many of which were. Start studying Women's Liberation and Second-Wave Feminism: 'The Personal is Political'. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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The women's movement became more popular in May when women began to read again, more widely, the book The Second Sex, written in by a defender of women's rights, Simone de Beauvoir (and translated into English for the first time in ; later translation ). When one speaks of women’s duties, one should show equal respect to women’s rights.

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I first read Betty Friedan in college circa. In Augustcampaigners for women’s liberation mounted a huge demonstration that recharged feminism in the US.

Ruthann Miller, the protest coordinator, was a socialist activist. She talks to Jacobin about the march, and the need to combine feminist and socialist politics.

Feminism has always been about expanding women rights and spaces of freedom and individuality: it sees equality between men and women as critical to. Julie Bindel is a journalist, author and feminist campaigner.

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"For the first time, core feminist texts from the second wave of feminism in Europe have been made available to researchers in an easily accessible online database. The FRAGEN project brings together books, articles and pamphlets that were influential in the development of feminist ideas in 29 countries during the second half of the 20th century.".This book criticises current trends in feminist theory from the perspective of forgotten and allegedly outdated feminist ideas.

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