Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 13 items for:

Social Sciences x Feminist Philosophy x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Afterword

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 1431 words.

The ‘Afterword’ asks What is the future for feminism? Does the West still need feminism? How real and persistent is the backlash against feminism? A survey of the debates between feminist...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The beginning of secular feminism

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 2539 words.

‘The beginning of secular feminism’ explores the early secular self-assertion of women, and the difficulties and criticisms they encountered. The significant role of Royalist women during...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The early 19th century: reforming women

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 4527 words.

‘The early 19th century: reforming women’ surveys the increasingly widespread emergence of women's claims to rights. In the second half of the century, organized campaigns for better...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Early 20th-century feminism

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 3223 words.

‘Early 20th-century feminism’ surveys the achievements of women in Britain during this period, including legal and civil equality (1919, the Sex Discrimination (Removal) Act), and the vote....

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Feminism

Margaret Walters.

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 176 pages.

Feminism: A Very Short Introduction provides an historical account of feminism, exploring its earliest roots as well as key issues including voting rights, the liberation of the sixties,...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Feminists across the world

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 4967 words.

‘Feminists across the world’ looks at the concept and reality of ‘Sisterhood’. Feminism has been dominated by Western white middle-class women and is open to the charge that it has not...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Fighting for the vote: suffragettes

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 2040 words.

The growing militancy of the women's movement is charted in ‘Fighting for the vote: suffragettes’. In 1903, the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was founded. Less than a year later...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Fighting for the vote: suffragists

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 2062 words.

Fighting for the vote became central to feminist demands. ‘Fighting for the vote: suffragists’ looks at this area in detail. A history of early demands for women to be given the vote is...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Introduction

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 1363 words.

The ‘Introduction’ asks What is feminism? This VSI is particularly concerned with feminism in Britain and its development over time. The beginnings of feminism, the impetus to challenge...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

The late 19th century: campaigning women

in Feminism

October 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy; Gender and Sexuality. 3584 words.

The emergence of a women's ‘movement’ is covered in ‘The late 19th century: campaigning women’. Who was Barbara Leigh Smith, and what was the Langham Place group? What contemporary factors...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract