Essay about Feminism And Third Wave Feminism

1155 Words Oct 26th, 2014 null Page
Looking at the title, you may have a few thoughts going through you mind, like what’s the difference between second wave feminism and third wave feminism? Alternatively, something like aren’t they all feminist? , And last but not least what is the point in classifying them into two different groups? Even though, both the first and second wave are a part of Feminism, they both started at different points of time within the Feminism era. Since both have different purposes on what being a feminist was about and what they are fighting to change. In the article How Political is the Personal? : Identity Politics Feminism and Social Change by Joan D Mandle. Joan goes in further details about Second wave Feminist and how they had a vast array of issues they were trying to change from issues in the workplace to family and also reproductive rights. While in Feminism Today: The Personal is still political by Ann Farmer. Anna tells us how third wave focused of legal and institutional rights and to change the way they were portrayed in the media and the various stereotypes.
The article Feminism Today: The Personal is Still Political written by Ann Farmer analyzes what the hardships of being a third-wave feminism and what they still go through to make sure every woman is treated equal. Ann Farmer is a freelance breaking news reporter for the New York Times, which is beneficial to helping her use those learned skills to figure out why third-wave feminist seems to contrast dramatically…

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