Feminism is not just a word but a feeling in itself. Feminism can be different for different people. We often come across this word but no one doesn’t really know what it means because the definition keeps on changing with the places.
So, today we are here with books which can help you to know what is feminism.
1. Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall
Mikki Kendall highlights not only the basic needs of feminism but quality education, food insecurity, a living wage, safe neighbourhood etc. This book talks about the difficulties to stand in solidarity as a movement amid the distinct likelihood of women suppressing each other.
2. We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
This book embodies what’s required for the 21st-century feminism. The author talks about how to have a fairer world with happier men and happier women. She recommends to start it from the beginning that is by raising the daughters differently.
3. Feminism Is For Everybody by Bell Hooks
Feminism Is For Everybody explores the positive promise to eliminate sexism and exploitation. This book provides clarity and a direction to see how feminism can touch and change everyone’s life.
4. Seeing Like A Feminist by Nivedita Menon
A very different book on feminism which highlights that the movement is not about celebrating the triumph over patriarchy but the changes that would drive the society over the time.
5. How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran
Selected by Emma Watson for her feminist book club, this book is a part memoir and a part rant, answering the questions of every modern woman.
6. The Feminism Book by DK
The Feminism Book is a complete study of feminism exploring a hundred different and important ideas, organisation and event to define the feminist movement.
7. Sexual Politics by Kate Millett
Sexual Politics proves the value of feminist critique in all facets of life by building a damning profile of literature’s patriarchal myths.
8. The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
Quite made a mark in the history of feminism, this book was originally published in Paris and then was translated into forty different languages. This book discusses the equality of the sexes.
9. Women & Power by Mary Beard
A book on feminsm by a committed and vocal feminst. Starting from the beginning, this book shows how history has treated the powerful women.
10. The Vagina Monologue by Eve Ensler
Witty, compassionate and wise, this book honours women’s sexuality in all its complexity, power and mystery.
Feminism is a movement which is not for one person. We hope that these feminism books will help you to understand it for the better.