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An introduction to resources useful for researching topics in feminism and women's studies, including feminist theory, history, movements, and literature.

Introduction to Feminism

Feminism: An Overview From Encyclopedia of American Studies

Feminism is an established movement that seeks the liberation of women from sexist oppression. It opposes, therefore, any ideology, institution, philosophy, movement, or people seeking to discriminate against women. Visit the links below for introduction to the topic. Sources are listed from shortest and simplest, to more complex and lengthy.


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