Gender-focused Interest Groups’ Intersectionality & the Democratic Party Platform’s Increased Gender Progressivity

The transition from Second to Third Wave Feminism hinges upon a key ideological difference within feminist activism: intersectionality. This pivot offers a rich point of analysis from which to evaluate the political value of feminist ideology. I hypothesize that gender-focused interest groups are uniquely positioned to mobilize a significant number of voters when evaluated in […]

Final Update!

I can’t believe that I’m already done! The summer and my research have flown by, but I’ve been exceptionally lucky to have had the opportunity to study what I love these past three months. I have learned a lot and I hope to continue my research for years to come. The most important basis of […]

Islamic Feminism and Regional Background Research

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My project research has focused in its early stages upon 20th and 21st century feminist thought in the Arab and Muslim worlds. Prominent figures from this section of analysis include Leila Ahmed (the second photo), Fatima Mernissi, Irshad Manji, and Amina Wadud (the third photo), all found in the first photo provided. Other authors like […]