Feminist Erasures

Challenging Backlash Culture

  • Kumarini Silva
  • Kaitlynn Mendes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction: (In)visible and (Ir)relevant: Setting a Context

    1. Kumarini Silva, Kaitlynn Mendes
      Pages 1-15
  3. Teaching Feminism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 17-17
  4. Feminism in Popular Culture

  5. Becoming Mother

  6. Feminism/Activism

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Kaitlynn Mendes
      Pages 219-234
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 258-260

About this book


Feminist Erasures presents a collection of essays that examines the state of feminism in North America and Western Europe by focusing on multiple sites such as media, politics and activism. Through individual examples, the essays reveal the extent to which feminism has been made (in)visible and (ir)relevant in contemporary Western culture.


Feminism popular culture backlash gender women culture feminism media

Editors and affiliations

  • Kumarini Silva
    • 1
  • Kaitlynn Mendes
    • 2
  1. 1.University of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.University of LeicesterUK

Bibliographic information