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    Can you help me to get started with the definitions of the terms feminist and feminism?

    Summarize these definitions to come up with definitions that correctly define both and write about what have you learned about the perceptions of feminism.

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    Let's take a closer look at some definitions of the two concepts so you to consider when developing your two definitions.

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    Feminism Definitions from Encarta World English Dictionary:

    1. belief in women's rights: belief in the need to secure rights and opportunities for women equal to those of men, or a commitment to securing these

    2. movement for women's rights: the movement committed to securing and defending rights and opportunities for women that are equal to those of men.

    From another source, feminism is defined:

    1. the doctrine advocating social, political, and all other rights of women equal to those of men.
    2. (sometimes initial capital letter ) an organized movement for the attainment of such rights for women.
    3. feminine character. (dictionary.reference.com/browse/feminist)

    "Feminism is the radical ...

    Solution Summary

    The definition of feminism is presented. References are also provided to further validate the findings.

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