Feminist Politics and Women’s Rights Syllabus

Date Published: 11/7/2019

Our syllabi series highlights articles, books, and journal issues that encourage discussion of today’s most pressing issues. The Feminist Politics and Women’s Rights syllabus lists titles that tackle feminist politics and women’s rights. Topics include reproductive justice, women’s marches, transnational feminism, and more.

All book introductions are freely available.

Living a Feminist Life

Sara Ahmed

Positions in Solidarity: Voices and Images from the US Women’s Marches

Deborah Frizzell
Cultural Politics 13:3, 2017

Black Feminism Reimagined: After Intersectionality

Jennifer C. Nash

Feminism's Two Legacies: A Tale of Ambivalence

Nancy Fraser
South Atlantic Quarterly 114:4, 2015

The Impossibility of Feminism

Andrea Long Chu
differences 30:1, 2019

What is Reproductive Justice? How Women of Color Activists are Redefining the Pro-Choice Paradigm

Kimala Price
Meridians 10:2, 2010

In the Name of Women’s Rights: The Rise of Femonationalism

Sara R. Farris

Reclaiming Third World Feminism: or Why Transnational Feminism Needs Third World Feminism

Ranjoo Seodu Herr
Meridians 12:1, 2014

Seeking Rights from the Left: Gender, Sexuality, and the Latin American Pink Tide

Elisabeth Jay Friedman

Abortion as a Contested Right in Occupied Palestine

Ayesha Alrifai
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 14:3, 2018

Covering Women’s Rights, Silencing Suppression: Western News Media and Saudi Female Activists

Amélie Le Renard
Journal of Middle East Women's Studies 15:2, 2019

An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa

Laura S. Grillo