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Radical feminism: Feminist activism in movement

Mackay, Finn


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Finn Mackay
Senior Lecturer in Sociology


© Finn Mackay 2015. Feminist activism is enjoying a global resurgence. A new wave of feminists is taking to the streets in protest against rape, abuse, prostitution and inequality, and asserting a powerful new vision for women's liberation. The future of feminism has become a global march for justice and action demanding an end to male violence against women.In this ground-breaking book from one of the leading feminist activists of our generation, Finn Mackay advances a radical and pioneering feminist manifesto for today's audience that exposes the real reasons why women are still oppressed and what feminist activism must do to counter it. Through a vibrant and original account of the global Reclaim the Night March and drawing on interviews with activists from across the generations, this book confronts the controversial issues facing men, women and feminism in contemporary society to shatter the illusion that equality has been reached. Translating classic texts and charting the changes and challenges of the feminist movement from the 1970s onwards, Mackay argues that feminist activism continues to be urgent and relevant today.


Mackay, F. (2015). Radical feminism: Feminist activism in movement. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Type Authored Book
Online Publication Date Jan 1, 2015
Publication Date Jan 1, 2015
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Radical Feminism: Feminist Activism in Movement
ISBN 9781137363572
Keywords feminism, activism, protest, second wave, radical feminism, gender studies
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