Which gender does Lane Norman prefer


The 20th century is the century of women. They fight their way into the universities and into the world of work and profession. In this century they are fighting for the right to vote. Political theories and movements that advocate women's rights are described using the term "feminism". According to the Oxford English Dictionary (21989) this term first appeared in English in 1895. In any case, it cannot be proven before the 19th century. It was preceded by a catchphrase such as "Women’s Rights" in the 19th century. »Women’s Liberation«, on the other hand, is a word created in America in the 1960s. In the following, the term "feminism" summarizes what is connected in theory and practical politics with the rights of women, their oppression or their liberation, their equality or their right to difference.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Munich, Germany