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Feminism

Author: Nancy G Dziedzic
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2012.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate the state of feminism in the twenty-first century, how recent political contests have impacted American feminism, and the role that religion plays in feminism.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy G Dziedzic
ISBN: 9780737754407 0737754400 9780737754414 0737754419
OCLC Number: 744303095
Description: 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is the state of feminism in the twenty-first century? Feminism is overlooked but should be championed / Emma John --
Feminism is irrelevant in the twenty-first century / Christina Hoff Sommers --
Lift ans separate : why is feminism still so divisive? / Ariel Levy --
Feminism is being distorted and destroyed by conservative Christians / Nancy Harder --
Feminism should expand and emphasize social justice rather than gender politics / Jessica Valenti --
Feminism should be replaced by an inclusive movement promoting women's causes / Amy Siskind --
How have recent political contests impacted American feminism? The prominence of women candidates has permanently altered American politics and feminism / Rebecca Traister, interviewed by Marjorie Kehe --
Women's rights are compromised when female candidates reject feminism / Lisa Solod --
There is a feminist bias for gender advancement over racial equality / Meredith Tax --
The feminist reawakening / Amanda Fortini --
The Tea Party's alternative brand of feminism engages women / Hanna Rosin --
Conservative feminists' impact on American politics is questionable / Sophie Elmhirst --
What role does religion play in feminism? Islamic feminism promotes gender equality and religious identity / Amina Wadud --
Western feminism ignores the abuse of women under Islamic law / Caroline B. Glick --
Traditional evangelical Christian doctrine advocates gender equality and social justice / Mimi Haddad --
Fundamentalist Christian patriarchy endangers women and children / Kathryn Joyce --
Christian dogma obstructs the self-determination of African American women / Sikivu Hutchinson --
Feminism disparages and contradicts Orthodox Judaism's roles for women / Harry Maryles --
Feminism and Orthodox Judaism are compatible / Kevin D. Grant --
How are sexuality and reproductive rights affected by feminism? Feminism should promote reproductive justice as a human rights issue / S.E. Smith --
Feminists for Life fails to support women's rights and interests / Eleanor J. Bader --
Young women embrace Feminists for Life's antiabortion agenda as empowering / Colleen Carroll Campbell --
SlutWalks discourage sexual violence by demanding sexual freedom / Germaine Greer --
SlutWalks demean women and encourage sexual objectification / Kirsten Powers.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Nancy Dziedzic, book editor.
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate the state of feminism in the twenty-first century, how recent political contests have impacted American feminism, and the role that religion plays in feminism.

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