What Is Third‐Wave Feminism? A New Directions Essay

@article{Snyder2008WhatIT,
  title={What Is Third‐Wave Feminism? A New Directions Essay},
  author={Rebecca Claire Snyder},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={34},
  pages={175 - 196}
}
  • R. Snyder
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Art
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
M any of my colleagues in women’s studies tell me they do not know how to react when copies of Bitch or BUST show up in their faculty mailboxes. They know that the magazines are examples of something called third-wave feminism, but they are not exactly sure what that is or how it differs from second-wave feminism. Do young women have a genuinely different version of feminism? Do they have different issues, different solutions? Or are they just claiming they do as part of their rebellion against… 
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