Women’s Rights: Reflections in Popular Culture (Issues Through Pop Culture)

Covering from 1900 to the present day, this book highlights how female artists, actors, writers, and activists were involved in the fight for women’s rights, with a focus on popular culture that includes film, literature, music, television, the news, and online media.

• Provides readers with a unique collection of feminist moments across a variety of mediated forms

• Highlights female artists, writers, performers, athletes, and activists involved in the fight for women’s rights over the course of more than a century

• Presents an interesting and succinct guide for some of the most important moments in media history when women asserted themselves in the quest for equal rights

• Addresses topics represented in the media, including equal pay, birth control, sexism, and racism