Badly Behaved Women

The History of Modern Feminism

Anna-Marie Crowhurst
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The illustrated story of the past 100 years of the women's movement, from suffrage, alleged bra burning and the politics of hair to Beyonce, body positivity and #MeToo.

Badly Behaved Women is the illustrated story of the past 100 years of the women's movement, from suffrage, alleged bra burning and the politics of hair to Beyonce, body positivity and #MeToo.

In the early twentieth century, through ceaseless dedication and fearless campaigning, the women's movement achieved what had previously been unimaginable: a woman's right to vote. Four waves of feminism and a century on, the rich cultural history of this movement is truly worthy of celebration.

Accompanied by stunning photographs, personal testimony essays from key figures and archive material from sources around the world, Anna-Marie Crowhurst's compelling and entertaining retelling of this multi-stranded, global and ongoing story also examines the flaws of the movement and the future of feminism.

Author bio:

Anna-Marie Crowhurst began her career aged 20 as a music journalist on legendary style magazineSleazenation, and has worked as a freelance culture journalist and columnist forThe Times, theGuardian,Time Out,Newsweek andStylist, for which she wrote the Forgotten Women column, discovering the untold histories of inspirational women of the past. Her debut novel,The Illumination of Ursula Flight, was published in 2018. She lives in London.

Category: Cultural studies
ISBN: 9781802792362
Table Of Contents: Introduction - Early Feminism - 1970s - 1980s - 1990s - 2000s - 2010s - Conclusion - Afterword.
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 384
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Feminism & feminist theory