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H2 - OED Feminism 1 The qualities of females 2[After F...

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OED: “Feminism”: 1. The qualities of females. 2. [After F. féminisme .] Advocacy of the rights of women (based on the theory of equality of the sexes). (term coined in the 19c.) Proto-Feminism (pre-19c.): Concerned primarily with questions of women’s morality and education. (Christine de Pizan, Jane Anger, Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly ) First-Wave Feminism: late 19 th -early 20 th c. Concerned with de jure (“officially mandated”) inequalities and sought to initiate legal reform. Their one unifying goal was women’s suffrage, but they certainly addressed many other topics (frequently disagreeing with one another). (Mary
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