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I am currently taking an introductory Women and Gender Studies class in college and I am writing a 10 page paper on feminism. I was wondering if you could give me some good ideas of what to include. I am not taking sides, it is just a research paper.

I came up with a definition of feminism and a brief description of the 3 waves of feminism and I am having a hard time finding what else to include.

Thank you so much,

Jessica

 

Jessica,

What might be the most helpful is to include the ways that people were being feminists, looking at the specific women's lives, rather than on larger goals or ideas. When one focuses on the later, that tends to underestimate the real power of feminism, which was very subtle changes that most of us take for granted. The real power of feminism is how individuals live more than laws, etc. though the laws are what tend to get more attention.

Does that help?

Good luck,

-- Amy