Rethinking FeminismThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
Violence against women
Biology for feminism
Commodification of women
Feminism and Biology
- Part One: Feminism and BiologyIs sexism rooted in evolution? Mackay argues that sexism is socially constructed rather than biologically rooted.
- Part Two: The Question of ViolenceWhy is violence gendered? Mackay proposes that violence clusters around structural inequalities.
- Part Three: Where Next?What are the contours of the resurgent feminist movement? Mackay analyses the state of play.
Suggested Further Readings
A selection of further readings has been suggested by Dr Mackay as part of this course.
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- Finn Mackay
A prominent activist for women’s rights, Finn is the founder of the London Feminist Network. Finn is also responsible for the revival of Reclaim the Night in London.
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