Discover more than 85 of the most important ideas, movements, and events that have defined feminism and feminist thought throughout history with this original, graphic-led book.
Using the Big Ideas series' trademark combination of authoritative, accessible text and bold graphics, this book traces feminism and the feminist movement from its origins, through the suffragette movement of the 19th century, to recent developments such as the Everyday Sexism Project and the #MeToo movement. Entries explore and explain each idea, placing them in their social and cultural context.
Packed with inspirational quotations, profiles of key individuals and turning points, and flowcharts and infographics explaining the most significant concepts clearly and simply, The Feminism Book is perfect for anyone with an interest in female empowerment.
Dr Hannah McCann (consultant) is a lecturer in gender studies at the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on feminist discourse on femininity, LGBTIQ subcultures, beauty culture, and aesthetic labour. Her book Queering Femininity: Sexuality, Feminism and the Politics of Presentation was published by Routledge in 2018. Lucy Mangan (spokesperson) is a columnist, television reviewer and features writer. She is currently a columnist for Stylist magazine, a frequent writer for The Guardian, The Telegraph and other publications, and the author of five books. BOOKWORM: A Memoir of Childhood Reading, was published in February 2018 to great acclaim.