What is Feminism? Any attempt to "introduce feminism" invariably faces numerous challenges. Where to start, who to include, what to leave out and when to stop are all important considerations. This book provides an overview of the development of feminist activism in the Anglo-speaking world. It specifically outlines feminist thought in Britain and the US, although it refers to international contexts where relevant.
The book acknowledges and intends to celebrate the variety of feminist perspectives which have developed throughout women's history, taking as its premise bell hooks' famous definition .
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Introducing Feminism traces the historical and social development of this struggle.
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