Feminist Theory from Margin to Center - Study Guide Chapters 8 and 9 Summary & Analysis

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"Educating Women - A Feminist Agenda"

Here the author points out that for the most part, feminist thought has been circulated via the written word - books, pamphlets, etc. This, she suggests, has limited participation in the movement to those who can read - large numbers of illiterate women (who perhaps, she suggests, have more to gain from true feminist movement) have essentially been excluded. Promoting literacy, she asserts, would go a long way to opening a broader selection of women to feminism and its goals, and to dispelling stereotypes about the movement. She also points out that much feminist writing has been intellectual, academic and/or theoretical, suggesting that this too has excluded a large segment of the female population. This, she adds, is a manifestation of a tension that exists within the larger feminist movement - between those who create and...

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