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Many people are aware of the distinction between first wave, second wave, and third wave feminism. Understanding the waves of feminism in a linear timeline helps us to recognise the emergence of each issue, and the diversity of issues that feminism addresses. 1,056 more words
How can Betty Friedan’s theory of ‘The Feminine Mystique’ be applied to an extract from Marilyn French’s novel The Women’s Room?
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Published in 1963, Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique articulately illuminates the discontent position of American woman, particularly that of middle-class housewives, in the mid-twentieth century. 1,529 more words
I’ve worked with the Virginia Chapter of the National Organization for Women for over 10 years and I can tell you that if not for second wave feminism, very little feminism would be about women’s liberation today. 224 more words