Exploring the Waves of the Feminist Movement


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This paper shall explore the three major waves of the feminist movement in the Western world by looking at the leaders, central issues, and victories of each movement. This essay will then use the lens of contemporary theoretical perspectives such as functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interactionism and postmodernism to view feminism as a whole.
Exploring the Waves of the Feminist Movement
The feminist movement in the Western world has gone through multiple waves in the past several centuries. Describing feminism in “waves” is an excellent perspective because there seems to be a constant rise and fall and ebb and flow to the movements which come about due to historical circumstances and sociological factors. This paper will...
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