French Feminism Essays and Term Papers

  • French Revolution and Feminism

    The French Revolution and the birth of Feminism Claire Cotton European Studies 100 8276730 During 1789-1799 France underwent a radical transformation period of social and political reforms which came to be known as the French Revolution. It saw the unbelievable collapse of the centuries old Absolute...

      1358 Words | 4 Pages   French Revolution, Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender

  • Feminism

    Marxist-Feminist perspective with the examples. WHAT IS FEMINISM? Although there are many definitions of feminism and some disagreement concerning specific definition, there is agreement on two core principles underlying any concept of feminism. First, feminism concerns equality and justice for all women, and...

      4836 Words | 15 Pages   Sociology of gender, Social class, Women's rights, Gender equality

  • Feminism

    Cultural feminism According to (Alcoff,1995 ) Cultural feminism is the ideology that a woman needs to appropriate the value of her female nature in an attempt to authenticate her female attributes that were previously determined and undervalued by masculinity itself. In cultural feminism, a woman’s...

      2465 Words | 7 Pages   Marxism, Radical feminism, Gender inequality, Female genital mutilation

  • Feminism

    sin? Ye shall not take her! I will die first!” (77). She does not let the male authority control her, and instead she stands up to them. She shows feminism by feeling acting upon laws she sets for herself instead of criteria people set for her. People also began to notice that she didn’t let people influence...

      358 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Feminism

    Feminism/feminist Definition: Feminism is a complex set of political ideologies used by the women’s movement to advance the cause of women’s equality and to end the sexist theory and practice of social oppression. There are three main perspectives in feminist thinking and research. Feminist sociology...

      3006 Words | 18 Pages   Social inequality, Radical feminism, Feminism, Socialist feminism

  • Feminism

    Society Versus the Individual: Feminism at Work in Pride and Prejudice “In a world where social stability is increasingly rare, Jane Austen remains a refreshing voice against societal dissolution.” (Fritzer 1) Being a woman ahead of her time, Austen acknowledges the need to expand outside of one’s...

      1574 Words | 4 Pages   Pride and Prejudice, Mr. William Collins, Mr. Darcy, Feminism

  • Feminism

    Generally, feminism is an attempt to achieve clarity and understand woman’s situation. [1] Feminist philosophy refuses to identify the human experience with the male experience. Because Western civilization associates rationality is masculine and emotion as feminine traditional epistemologists have...

      470 Words | 2 Pages   Feminism, Radical feminism, Gender role, Gender

  • Feminism

    Feminism is the fight for equality, freedom, respect and dignity for all women/principle of gender equality. In today’s modern world context, where women are perceived to be of equal status of men, many people may believe that there is already not a need for the practice of feminism. However, I feel...

      1380 Words | 4 Pages   Gender, Gender inequality, Feminism, Stay-at-home dad

  • Feminism

     Feminism to me used to mean equal pay for equal rights. Wanting respect, in a man’s industry, for doing as good if not better a job then some of the contractors I had worked with. While growing up it seemed that all feminists were man hating bra burners. I’m sad to admit I was not aware there was...

      749 Words | 2 Pages   Feminism, Misandry, Second-wave feminism

  • Feminism

    A Key Feminist Issue – Domestic Violence Domestic violence is still largely a hidden crime: those who have experienced abuse from a partner or ex-partner will often try to keep it from families, friends, or authorities.    They may be ashamed of what has happened They may feel they were to some extent...

      1094 Words | 3 Pages   Domestic violence, Survey methodology, Statistics, Abuse

  • Feminism

    Amanda Niedermaier ENG-1610 A Change For The Better I was first technically confronted with the concept of “Feminism,” when I was only ten years old. I really had no idea what the “F” word meant, considering how young I was. Looking back, I can now understand. Eleven years ago my parents divorced...

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  • Feminism

    Definition: Feminism comprises a number of social, cultural and political movements, theories and moral philosophies concerned with gender inequalities and equal rights for women. In its narrowest interpretation, it refers to the effort to ensure legal and political equality for women; in its broadest...

      1995 Words | 5 Pages   Feminist movements and ideologies, The Second Sex, Feminism, Gender equality

  • Feminism

    marches and parades on the US capital to show how they desired equal treatment and the ability to vote. The word feminist is derived from the word feminism which is defined as the political theory and practice to free all women. The right to vote, or women’s suffrage, was a pinnacle moment in USA history...

      1200 Words | 3 Pages   Feminism, Women's suffrage, Women's rights, Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

  • Feminism

    Feminism is a body of social theory and political movement primarily based on and motivated by the experiences of women. While generally providing a critique of social relations, many proponents of feminism also focus on analyzing gender inequality and the promotion of women's rights, interests, and...

      1114 Words | 4 Pages   Feminist movement, Feminist movements and ideologies, Gender equality, Radical feminism

  • feminism

     Gatsby “I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool – that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.” –Daisy Links to appearance, not substance. -women can’t rebel against men because it’s against society -women weren’t respected, the man could do anything...

      379 Words | 2 Pages  

  • Feminism

    feminist authors, I have a better understanding of what a feminist actually is. I also have a better understanding of my identification with feminism. Feminism is an ongoing collection of movements and ideologies that advocate for the betterment of women and a feminist is someone who supports this idea...

      1004 Words | 3 Pages   Womanism, Feminist theory, Intersectionality, Feminism

  • Feminism

    FEMINISM STRATEGY Jowee Ann J. Canlas Literature TTh 11:45am – 1:15pm Explanation of the strategy Feminism is a collection of movements aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political, economic, and social rights for women...

      1021 Words | 4 Pages   Gender, Feminism, Feminist theory, Women's rights

  • Feminism

    FEMINIST THEORY Examining Branches of Feminism Feminism Defined What follows are different branches of feminism theory that are recognized by feminists and feminist scholars. These different theories of feminism are widely acknowledged and taught in women's studies courses, gender studies courses...

      1029 Words | 4 Pages   Radical feminism, Feminist theory, Gender, Gender studies

  • Feminism

    Sociology Homework Feminism: * Feminism is a social movement that has taken it’s discourse over the past hundred years. Feminist sociologists look at the inequalities between men and women in society. * Feminist sociologists believe that society is built on conflict – (disagreement) between...

      518 Words | 2 Pages   Radical feminism, Feminism, Marxist feminism, Social class

  • feminism

    Feminism: Feminism is the social movement that looks for female supremacy in many aspects women have been threatened in history. It had been proven that women have more capacity than men in many aspects of ruling, such as being authority of any kind. This is because of the women capacity of acting...

      374 Words | 1 Pages   Feminism, Violence, Matriarchy, Women's rights