What does the ‘Fourth Wave’ Mean for Teaching Feminism in Twenty-First Century Social Work?

  title={What does the ‘Fourth Wave’ Mean for Teaching Feminism in Twenty-First Century Social Work?},
  author={Ruth Lesley Phillips and Viviene E Cree},
  journal={Social Work Education},
  pages={930 - 943}
There is no straightforward definition of feminism today. In spite of this, scholars and researchers who describe themselves as ‘feminist’ continue to produce work that both interrogates the specific and general conditions of women's lives and explores the more ubiquitous construct of ‘gender’, and in social work, feminist understandings remain central to practice, theory and research. This may, in large part, be reflective of the continuing over-representation of women as providers and users… 
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