French Feminism vs Anglo-American Feminism

  title={French Feminism vs Anglo-American Feminism},
  author={Sylvie Gambaudo},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={108 - 93}
  • S. Gambaudo
  • Published 1 May 2007
  • Art
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
This article opens with the questioning of a now established scholarly category, `French feminism'. It proposes that theoretical and polemical understandings of `French feminism' have been founded on an opposition to its counterpart, `Anglo-American feminism'. The measure of this opposition has been defined mostly as geographical, linguistic and cultural. But underneath such constructions often lies the old sameness vs difference debate that has captivated feminism since the suffragettes. The… 
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