Multiracial Feminism: Recasting the Chronology of Second Wave Feminism

  title={Multiracial Feminism: Recasting the Chronology of Second Wave Feminism},
  author={Becky Wangsgaard Thompson},
  journal={Feminist Studies},
  • B. Thompson
  • Published 1 July 2002
  • Art, Sociology
  • Feminist Studies
In the last several years, a number of histories have been published that chronicle the emergence and contributions of Second Wave feminism.' Although initially eager to read and teach from these histories, I have found myself increasingly concerned about the extent to which they provide a version of Second Wave history that Chela Sandoval refers to as "hegemonic feminism."' This feminism is white led, marginalizes the activism and world views of women of color, focuses mainly on the United… 
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