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Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Margaret Atack, Alison S. Fell, Diana Holmes, and Imogen Long

Abstract

French feminisms were central to the theory and culture of Second Wave feminism as an international movement, and 1975 was a key year for the women’s movement in France. Forty years on, this book offers a critical review of the political activism and the cultural creativity of that moment, from the perspective of both preceding and subsequent ‘waves’ of feminism. It explores the importance and the legacies of 1975, and their strengths and limitations as new questions and new conjunctures have come into play. Edited and written by an international collective of feminist scholars, the book repre ... More

Keywords: feminism, French, culture, politics, women

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781789620429
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Margaret Atack, editor

Alison S. Fell, editor

Diana Holmes, editor

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Contents

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Introduction

Margaret Atack, Alison S. Fell, Diana Holmes, Imogen Long

Part 1 Then: Second Wave Feminism in France

Chapter Two 1975 The Year of Women

Diana Holmes and Imogen Long

Part 2 Then and Now: Feminism and Public Arenas

Part 3 Now: Reappraisals and New Agendas

Conclusion

Margaret Atack, Alison S. Fell, Diana Holmes, Imogen Long