Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism

Third Wave Agenda: Being Feminist, Doing Feminism

by Leslie Heywood
     
 

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The women and men writing here are activists, teachers, cultural critics, artists, and journalists. They distinguish themselves from a group of young, conservative feminists, including Naomi Wolf and Katie Roiphe, who criticize second wave feminists and are regularly called on to speak for the "next generation" of feminism. In contrast, Third Wave Agenda seeks to… See more details below

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The women and men writing here are activists, teachers, cultural critics, artists, and journalists. They distinguish themselves from a group of young, conservative feminists, including Naomi Wolf and Katie Roiphe, who criticize second wave feminists and are regularly called on to speak for the "next generation" of feminism. In contrast, Third Wave Agenda seeks to complicate our understanding of feminism by not only embracing the second wave critique of beauty culture, sexual abuse, and power structures but also emphasizing how desires and pleasures such as beauty and power can be used to enliven activist work, even while maintaining a critique of them.

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ISBN-13:
9780816630059
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

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