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·      Emerged in the mid 1990s

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·      Led by generation Xers

o  
Founded
by Rebecca walker, daughter of second waver Alice walker

o  
Born
1960s and 70s

o  
finishing unfinished work of second wave feminism

o  
Jennifer
Baumgardner and Amy Richards. Young women raised by second wavers

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·      TW Feminists Questioned, redefined
the words and ideas:

o  
Women
hood

o  
Gender

o  
Beauty

o  
Sexuality

o  
femininity

o  
Masculinity

·      Decided change in perception of
gender

o  
Idea
that there are some characteristics that are strictly male and others that are
strictly female

·      TWF were more focused on women and
girls of colour than the first or second waves have been

·      Opposition to stereotypical images
of women:

o  
Passive
weak

o  
Virginal

o  
Faithful

o  
Demanding

o  
Slutty

o  
Emasculating

·      TWF redefined women and girls as:

o  
Assertive

o  
Powerful

o  
In
control of their own sexuality

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·      Media programing for children progressively
depicted:

o  
Smart

o  
Independent
girls

o  
Women
with lead roles

·      Self-expression of “girl power”
merchandise also proved popular

 

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