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bell hooks

Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Nonfiction | Book | Adult | Published in 1984

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In what ways does bell hooks disagree with the feminist movement at the time of writing Feminist Theory: From Margins to Center? Choose three aspects of the feminist movement that hooks aims to reform and explain the changes she argues for.


hooks frequently quotes major feminist texts, post-colonial texts, and social criticism within her own writing. How does this reflect her understanding of community, education, and solidarity?


Explain hooks’s understanding of solidarity. How would it change the feminist movement? How does hooks propose bringing about this solidarity within the movement?