What is feminism? In this short, accessible primer, bell hooks explores the nature of feminism and its positive promise to eliminate sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression. With her characteristic clarity and directness, hooks encourages readers to see how feminism can touch and change their lives—to see that feminism is for everybody.

chapter 1|6 pages

Feminist Politics: Where We Stand

chapter 3|6 pages

Sisterhood is Still Powerful

chapter 6|6 pages

Beauty Within and Without

chapter 7|7 pages

Feminist Class Struggle

chapter 8|4 pages

Global Feminism

chapter 9|7 pages

Women at Work

chapter 10|6 pages

Race and Gender

chapter 11|6 pages

Ending Violence

chapter 12|5 pages

Feminist Masculinity

chapter 13|6 pages

Feminist Parenting

chapter 14|7 pages

Liberating Marriage and Partnership

chapter 16|7 pages

Total Bliss: Lesbianism and Feminism

chapter 17|5 pages

To Love Again: The Heart of Feminism

chapter 18|5 pages

Feminist Spirituality

chapter 19|9 pages

Visionary Feminism