The F Word: Feminism in Jeopardy

The F Word: Feminism in Jeopardy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580051149
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Publication date: 09/09/2004
Series: Live Girls Series
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordviii
1Introduction: The F-Word1
2A Tsunami in History19
3A New Cultural Landscape35
4Tracing the Divide: Campus Women, Social Issues, and Volunteerism55
5Signs of the Times: Defining the Third Wave85
6Are We Postfeminist? Education, Work, and a Nation in Flux107
7The Changing Shape of Relationships129
8Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Current State of Motherhood147
9Legislating Venus185
10Making a Difference: Women in Political Power213
11Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport233
Reading Group Guide265
Appendix AHow to Run and Win269
Appendix BResource Organizations273
Endnotes296
Index320

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The F Word: Feminism in Jeopardy 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
A fabulous read for twentysomethings and college students. This book emphasizes the importance of electoral politics as a vehicle for improving the lives of women. A relevant, fast-paced, interesting overview of contemporary 'feminist' issues that affect young women.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The F Word is a fierce book and great to read. I recommend it to anyone who is interested in learning more about feminism and the issues. Row-Finkbeiner does a great job explaining feminism. She also has great resources throughout the book for political action.