The Fourth Wave of Feminism: Psychoanalytic Perspectives Introductory Remarks

  title={The Fourth Wave of Feminism: Psychoanalytic Perspectives Introductory Remarks},
  author={Harriet Kimble Wrye},
  journal={Studies in Gender and Sexuality},
  pages={185 - 189}
  • H. Wrye
  • Published 2 October 2009
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Gender and Sexuality
This introductory paper traces a century of 4 waves of feminism from a psychoanalytic perspective. The first phase focused on political change as the suffragette movement was undertaken at the turn of the 20th century by feminist activists who lobbied successfully for women's right to vote; the second phase, a broad sociopolitical-cultural movement located in the 1960s and 1970s, focused on consciousness-raising around gender issues, women's liberation (Betty Friedan, Kate Millet, Simone de… 
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