The Personal is Political: Assessing Feminist Fundamentals in the Digital Age

  title={The Personal is Political: Assessing Feminist Fundamentals in the Digital Age},
  author={Frances Rogan and Shelley Budgeon},
  journal={The Social Sciences},
  • Frances Rogan, Shelley Budgeon
  • Published 2018
  • Economics
  • The Social Sciences
  • The ‘personal is political’ has long been recognised as the definitive slogan of second-wave feminism but can it still inform our understanding of the contemporary practice of feminism? Questioning the importance of this claim now invites us to critically reflect upon the trajectory Western feminism has followed in light of the efforts made by the Women’s Liberation movement to politicise formerly unquestioned aspects of social relations. In this paper, the significance of this feminist slogan… CONTINUE READING
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