"A terrific book" - Dermot O'Leary on BBC Radio 2 A lively and accessible book for teens on the history, pioneers, theories, questions, arguments, and daily reality of feminism today. What is feminism? Combining insightful text with graphic illustrations, this engaging book introduces young adult readers to a subject that should matter to everyone.
Feminism is... tackles the most intriguing and relevant topics, such as "Are all people equal?", "Do boys and girls learn the same things?" and "Can men be feminists?" Find out what equality for women really means, get a short history of feminism, and take a look at the issues that affect women at work, in the home, and around sex and identity.
Meet some great women, such as Gloria Steinem, Frida Kahlo, and Malala Yousafzai, "rebel girls" who refused to accept the status quo of their day and blazed a trail for others to follow. With a foreword by Gemma Cairney - multi-award-winning broadcaster, author, activist, and life enthusiast - and more than 50 topics that address key feminist concerns, Feminism is... takes on the issues, is informative, and always thought-provoking.
HPS Social & political philosophy, JF Society & culture: general, JFFJ Social discrimination & inequality, JFFK Feminism & feminist theory, JFSJ1 Gender studies: women, JHB Sociology, YQH Educational: History, YXN Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage), YXS Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage)