Belief in and advocacy of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes expressed especially through organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests. (Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feminism)
This guide focuses primarily on feminism as a political and social movement. You may find additional relevant information on the following research guides:
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The following links will take you to articles which provide broad overviews of feminism, from several of our library databases. Once you have an overview of the topic you can focus in on more specific concepts.
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