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1851, "qualities of females;" 1895, "advocacy of women's rights;" from French féminisme (1837); see feminine + -ism. Also, in biology, "development of female secondary s [..]
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The belief that society is disadvantageous to women, systematically depriving them of individual choice, political power, economic opportunity and intellectual recognition.
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1. A group of perspectives dealing with women, their biological nature and social phenomena of the gender. 2. The appearance of female characteristics in a male. Now longer used for this scenario.
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The view that examines the world from the point of view of women, coupled with the belief that women are disadvantaged and their interests ignored or devalued in society. See also liberal feminism, Marxist feminism, radical feminism.
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the idea that women should have the same rights and privileges as men without having the same responsibilities and drawbacks.
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(obsolete) The state of being feminine; femininity.ideology promoting treating the sexes (or other human divisions) equally
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a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women feminist movement: the movement aimed at equal rights for women (feminist) a supporter of feminism Feminism refers to political, cultural, and economic [..]
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Feminism, or feminist criticism, is an umbrella term that describes a whole range of approaches to literature and culture. All are concerned somehow with women, but beyond that they may not have much [..]
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To speak of "Feminism" as a theory is already a reduction. However, in terms of its theory (rather than as its reality as a historical movement in effect for some centuries) feminism [..]
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A broad social movement advocating equal rights for men and women. Also various forms of academic analysis that attempt to expose the diverse processes that lead women to be oppressed. See gender, pat [..]
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Feminism is a sociological and political term referring to the view that women are disadvantaged in various ways and that action must be taken to address this disadvantage.
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  Ideology founded in the perception of the unjust social subordination of women, which has had and continues to develop a variety of forms.  Its main 19th century form was based on a belief in the [..]
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the belief that advocates social, political and other rights for women equal to those of men. Feminist approaches to education and research would also seek to understand phenomena from a female perspe [..]
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The theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and organized activity on behalf of Women's Rights and interests. (Webster New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
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The theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes and organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests. (Webster New Collegiate Dictionary, 1981)
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1. The theory of political, economic, and social equality of the sexes. 2. Organized activity on behalf of women and women's interests. There is some debate about whether or not feminism is the s [..]
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The belief in and advocacy for equal legal and social rights and conditions for women.   Related: Ana Mendieta. Nile Born. 1984 Cindy Sherman. Untitled, Number 228. 1990 Constructing Gender Intersect [..]
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The belief that women and men have equal economic, political, sexual, and social rights. Also, the movement to secure equal rights for women.
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philosophy supporting equal rights for men and women.
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Feminism is the belief in and support of equal rights within a society for women and girls. The term may also describe the political, cultural, and economic movements that sought equal rights in the areas of voting, employment and business opportunities, education, and legal protection. Feminism in the United States is often separated into three wa [..]
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The view, articulated in the 19th century, that women are inherently equal to men and deserve equal rights and opportunities. More recently, a social and political movement that took hold in the United States in the late 1960s, soon spreading globally. Genre
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Advocacy of the social equality of the sexes.
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Feminism is a movement that campaigns for women's rights and interests. The doctrine advocates social and political rights for women equal to those of men. Feminism has changed traditional perspe [..]
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(n) a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women(n) the movement aimed at equal rights for women
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The theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes
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The belief that men and women should be equal.
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Feminism is a movement aimed at critiqueing and debunking patriarchal structures which promote male power and privilege. Its ideology is based on the principles of gender equality and social justice. [..]
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Many people have come to believe that feminism is an antagonistic movement against men, with the purpose of taking power away from men. This is not how we view it. When we speak of feminism, we are re [..]
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