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Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics - Feminist Education for Critical Consciousness Summary & Analysis

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Feminist Education for Critical Consciousness Summary and Analysis

Women in the first groups exploring the new feminism included in their work the analysis of sexism, strategies for overcoming patriarchy and new models for society. Those who wrote, like bell hooks, were the propagators of this new wave. Author bell hooks wrote Ain't I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism in 1970. It was not published until 1981, by a small feminist collective.

The two most important contributions to feminism was the wealth of literature written by advocates and activists and the demand for the recovery of the history of women's literature and writers. The feminist movement urged universities to rediscover women's writing and include it in their curriculum. This literature provided not only a new genre but history from the viewpoint of women. This resurgence of women's literature opened the door for new work by and about...

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