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This interdisciplinary, multicultural text-reader provides an introduction to women's studies by examining U.S. women's lives in a global context and across categories of race-ethnicity, class, sexuality, disability, and age. Substantial chapter introductions provide updated statistical information and explanations of key concepts and ideas as a context for the readings. Each chapter includes "Questions to Frame Your Reading" and "Suggestions for Taking Action" to help students link their knowledge and understanding to their own lives and to apply it to the world around them..
Table of Contents
|indicates new to the Fifth Edition|
|Women''s Studies, Women''s Lives: Knowing and Understanding|
|Women''s Rights, Women''s Liberation, Women''s Studies The Focus and Challenge of Women’s Studies Tangling with the ""F"" Word|
|Feminism Is Ideological|
|Feminism Is a White, Middle-Class Thing|
|Feminism Is Narrowly Concerned with Women''s Issues Feminist Legacies and Perspectives The ""First Wave"": 1830s to 1920s The ""Second Wave"": 1960s to 1980s The ""Third Wave"":|
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