Womens- 1-26-2nd wave - 1/26/2011 LECTURE6...

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1/26/2011 LECTURE 6  Herstory: The “Second Wave” of Feminist Activism for today The Second Wave Two o “Wingso ”: Reform and Radical Hegemonic feminism WS/AC 240 January 26, 2011 Jennifer McFarlane-Harris ␣␣ and challenges to it (i.e. Women of Color feminism) Reflect on what this means about feminist movement and the wave model “Waveso ” of Feminism: First wave in late 19th/early 20th century Demands framed by middle-class wives, mothers Emphasized womeno ’s special virtues Spotlight: Betty Friedan The problem that has no name, which is simply the fact that American women are kept from growing to their full human capacities, is taking a far greater iinheritance rights, religious equity Secondwavein1960sorlater Goals included reproductive rights, sexual women Differences among women became key o “Third Waveo ” beginning in 1990s?
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toll on the physical and mental health of our country than any known disease. The Feminine Mystique (1963) Second Wave of US Feminism: 1963-1982(?) Many white women came to feminism from the civil rights movement Relegated to o “movement housewiferyo ” Inequality in society affects structure of oppositional communities, too 22nd Wave, Two o “Wingso ” Reform (a.k.a. Liberal) Many women of color choose to continue their work in organizations focused on race Context of activism matters (anti-Vietnam War movement; civil rights; black power; nationalist (e.g. Chicano); counterculture; students;
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2011 for the course WOMENSTD 240 taught by Professor Cortera during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.

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