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MadisonMinter
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EnglishIV
23February2015
AnnotatedBibliography
Baxter,Holly,andRhiannonL.Cosslett."TheFiveMainIssuesFacingModernFeminism."
New
Statesman
.NewStatesman,20May2013.Web.11Feb.2015.
Thisarticlegivesaverybiasedviewonwhatmodernfeminismfaces.Itprovidesfivekey
areasofstruggle.Eachtopicisfollowedbyanexplanationonwhyitisadifficulty.Although
thearticletriestobeinformativethelevelofbiaseddistractsthereader.Thearticleissomewhat
reliablebutiscertainlyanopinionpiece.Thegoalofthissourceistoinformthereaderof
challengesfeministarefacing.IamnotlikelytousemuchfromthisarticlebutIwilllikelyuseit
tofindmoreresearchtopics.Thissourceisnotthemosthelpfulbutnorisittheleast.Ithasdone
nothingtomyopinionofmytopic.

Dixon,VioletK."WesternFeminisminaGlobalPerspective."
StudentPulse
.StudentPulse
LLC.,2011.Web.18Feb.2015.
Thisarticleisanextremelyinformativepiece.Ittellsthereaderaboutthedevelopmentof
feminismintheU.S.andseveralissuesfeminismhastargetedtochange.Italsogivesinsighton
howtochangetheseissuesfeminismistryingtochange.Thissourceisuniqueinthiswayand
holdscrucialtomyresearch.Thearticleisunbiasedandismorefocusedoninformationnot
changingopinion.Duetotheimportanceofthisitwillimprovemyargumentandstandpoint.

Thisarticleisnotopinionbasedsoithasnotalteredmypointofviewbutinsteadhasmademea
moreinformedcitizen.

Dewey,Caitlin."7RidiculousRestrictionsonWomensRightsaroundtheWorld."Washington
Post.TheWashingtonPost,27Oct.2013.Web.5Mar.2015.
Thissourcelooksattheobscenerestrictionswomenstillhaveworldwide.Someofthe
mostshockingonesarethatinSaudiArabiaandtheVaticanwomenstillareunabletovote.The
informationprovidedinthisarticleisunbiasedandisfactuallybased.Thissourceisimportantto
myresearchasitshowstheinequalitiesthatstillexistworldwide.Manypeoplearguefeminism
isnotneededintheU.S.butinothercountriesthisarticleshowsthatitisundeniablethatother
placesneedfeminism.Thegoalofthisarticleistobringattentiontoinequalitiesandtheabsurd
natureofothercountries.Thissourcedoesnothingtomyopinionbutonlyreinforcesthem.

Durgin,Celina."AntiFeministsBaffleFeminists."
NationalReviewOnline
.N.p.,28July2014.
Web.17Feb.2015.
Thissourcetriestobringlightisveryinformativeinitsstructure.Althoughittakesa
biasedstandpointanditalsoprovidesbasicbackgroundonfeminismtotryandprovidebasic
knowledgetoitsaudience.Thissourcewillprovidevaluabletomyproject.Itsupportsmyangle
onfeminismandthemessageIamtryingtoconvey.Ithasonlyreinforcedmyoriginalbeliefson
feminism.Incomparisontosomeofmyothersourcesitparallelsthembutisstilluniqueinits
ownwayasitshowstheviewpointofantifeminists.Thegoalofthisarticleistodiscuss
misconceptionssurroundingfeminismaswellasbringlighttotheTumblrblogWomenAgainst

Feminism.Thissourcehasalsodoneagoodjobatleadingmetootherhelpfulsourcesand
expandingmyideas.

"EmmaWatsontoUnitedNations:I'maFeminist."
YouTube
.YouTube,22Sept.2014.Web.11
May2015.
ThissourceisavideoofEmmaWatson'sUNaddress.Mypurposeforusingthissource
isonmywebsitetostrengthenmyexplanationoffeminism.Thisvideodoesanexcellentjobof
explainingfeminismthebeginning.Itisalsoaveryimportantpieceoffeministwork.Thesource
iscredibleandprovidesimportantinformation.Comparedtomyothersourcesitisnotimportant
tomyresearchbutrathertheresearchofotherslookingintofeminism.Itdoesdoagoodjobof
supportingmystanceIhavechosentotakefrommyproject.

"feminism."Dictionary.comUnabridged.RandomHouse,Inc.04Mar.2015.
Whentalkingaboutfeminismthedefinitionisimportantwhenexplainingthemovement.
ThissourceisofgreatimportanceasitdefinesthewordIhavededicatedmytimeto.Itis
unbiasedasitisadefinition.Therefore,itdoesnotimpactmyopinionorprovideanythingmore
thanadefinition.

Frankovic,Kathy."FeminismToday:WhatDoesItMean?"
YouGov:WhattheWorldThinks
.
YouGov,1Aug.2014.Web.17May2015.
Thisarticleapproachesfeminismstatisticsfromademographicpointofview.This
sourcelooksattheresponsesfromasurveyandseeswherethosewhoidentifyasafeministfall.

Thisarticleiscredibleandonlyslightlybiased.Thissourceisveryhelpfultomyprojectbecause
itallowsmetocomparemysurveyfindingwiththoseofalargerone.Thegoalofthissourceis
totakealookatfeministsandtheirdemographicbackgrounds.Thissourcedoesnothingtomy
opinionbutstrengthenit.

"HumanDevelopmentReports."
Table5:GDI
.UnitedNationsDevelopmentProgram,n.d.Web.
14May2015.
Thissourcetakesalookatinequalityandwhereallthecountriesintheworldactually.
TakingadvicefromSaraRushingthepersonIinterviewedIhavedecidedtolookmoreatthe
statisticalsideofwhyfeminismisneeded.Thistablerevealsalotabouttheinequalitiesthatstill
existanddoesanexcellentjobofreinforcingmyarguments.Thissourceisverycredibleasitis
suppliedbytheUN.Theinformationcomparedtosomeofmyothersourcesprovidesaunique
statisticalargument.

"ModernFeminism."
Ushistory.org
.IndependenceHallAssociation,n.d.Web.16Feb.2015.
ThissourceisthebasichistorylessononhowmodernfeminismorThirdWave
Feminismhasgottentowhereitis.Itsharesthesocalledfounderofmodernfeminism.Going
intodetailsonmajorwomenwhohaveaidedinthisprocess.Amajorthingthearticletalksabout
isthebook
TheFeminineMystique
.Thissourceprovidesnobiasedbecauseitsmaingoalisto
providehistorynotopinion.Thesourcealsoholdcredibility.Thissourceisveryusefultothose
expandingtheirknowledgeonfeminism.Thisarticlefitswellintomyresearchasithelpsmeto

furthermywisdomonthesubject.Italsoallowsformetoincorporatesomebasichistoryinto
myproject.Thisarticleasstatedbeforeholdslittlebiasedsoitdoesnotimpactmypointofview.

Panczenko,Dana."TheElm."
TheElmRSS
.N.p.,13Sept.2013.Web.17May2015.
Thisarticlesharesaverysimilarstorytome.Duetothisfactitallowsmetostrengthen
myopinioninthewaythatIamnottheonlypersonwhohasthisopinion.Althoughthisistrue
thearticledoeshavebiased.Itsharestheauthor'sownexperiencewithfeminismfromavery
onesidedperspective.Thegoalofthisarticleistoshareastoryandbringlighttotheproblems
feminismstillfaces.Thisarticleachievesthisgoalandallowsthereadertogetafirsthandlookat
feminismineverydaylife.

Shire,Emily."YouDon'tHateFeminism.YouJustDon'tUnderstandIt."
TheDailyBeast
.
Newsweek/DailyBeast,24July2014.Web.11Feb.2015.
Thissourceprovidesabiasedviewregardingfeminism.Itisfocusedonapopular
Tumblrpagethatisantifeminist,knowasWomenAgainstFeminism.Thisarticleargues
severalofthepostonthisTumblrbloganddiscreditstheiropinionsshowingsomeofthe
misconceptionsthatsurroundfeminism.Thissourceisvaluabletomyresearch.Thegoalofthis
articleistohelppeoplebetterunderstandfeminismandwhatwomenarestandingupfor.Italso
discusseshowtherearelargerproblemsthanfeministchangingmindssuchaspreventingwomen
frombeingkidnappedbecausetheyattendedschool.Thissourcefitswellintomyproject
becauseitreinforceswhatIamtryingtopromotewithmyproject.Thissourcehasnotchanged
myopiniononthetopicandhasrathersupportedmybeliefsprior.

Tate,Elizabeth."WhatFeminismIsnt."
StudentsForLiberty
.StudentsForLiberty,28Aug.
2014.Web.16Feb.2015.
Thisarticleprovidescommonmisconceptionsaboutfeminismpeoplefallvictimto
believing.Coveringfourmajormisconceptionsfeministhatemen,feminismisaboutcreatinga
matriarchy,andgivingwomenpowerovermen,feminismonlyhelpswomen,andfeminismis
statistandopposedtolibertarianism.Beloweachofthesefourmisconceptionsisanindepth
explanationwhytheseaccusationsaresimplynottrue.Thisisausefulsourceforanyonelooking
toeducatethemselvesonfeminismanditsways.Thiswebsitehasslightlybiasedbutitsmain
objectiveistoinformthepeopleofwhatfeministstandfor.Thissourcefitswellintomyproject
becausetheinformationprovidediswhatIamdoingmyprojecton.Thatbeingsaidthissource
isveryvaluabletome.Thissourcedoeswondersatreinforcingmybeliefsandgoals.

"'TheTenMostCommonFeministMyths'"
ExposingFeminism
.Wordpress,17Dec.2007.Web.
16Feb.2015.
Feministoftenusethesameargumentsoverandoveragaintoarguetheircause.This
sourcetakesalookattheseargumentsandstatisticsandtriestodebunkthem.Thearticleis
attemptingtodiscreditfeministargumentandeducateitsaudience.Thissourceisbiaseddueto
theinformationitprovidesthatonlydisprovesstatisticsanddoesnotlookattheothersideof
feminism.Comparedtomyothersourcesitgivesanalternativepointofview.Thisishelpfulto
myprojectbecauseitallowsformetobeawareofweakpointsinfeminismandtryand
strengthenmyargumentbyimprovingtheseareas.Italsoisvaluablebecauseitallowsformeto

bepreparedforthosewhomayquestionmycauseandIcanbepreparedtoreplyintelligently.
ThisarticlehasnotswayedmyperspectiveasIhighlydoubtonewill.Itgivesmetoseean
alternativeperspectiveonfeminismandseewhatIamupagainstinasense.

Watson,Emma."EmmaWatson:GenderEqualityIsYourIssueToo."
UNWomen
.UN,20Sep.
2014.Web.11Feb.2015.
ThissourceisthetranscriptofaspeechpresentedbyEmmaWatsonbeforetheUN.The
messagethisspeechaimsatisgenderequality.Emmaexplainstheinequalityshehas
experiencedandhowsheproposestofixit.Animportantpointshebringsupduringherspeech
ishowgenderequalityimpactsmen.Thisspeechholdsmuchcredibility.Itisslightlybiasedbut
isstillreliable.AsImentionedbeforeitwaspresentedbeforetheUNwhichisahighly
respectedorganization.Thegoalofthissourceistobringtolightanimportantproblemthat
needschangingintheworld.Comparedtomyothersourcesthisspeechisessentialinmy
research.EmmaWatsonsSpeechisimportantinbackingmystanceonfeminismandgender
equality.ThisspeechhasonlystrengthenmybeliefsIhadalready.

"UNWomenAdSeriesRevealsWidespreadSexism."HeadQuarters.UNWomen,21Oct.2013.
Web.24Feb.2015.
Whenonetypesintogoogle"Whydofeminists.."apleatherofnegativemisconception
popup.Thissourceprovidesanimportantpointandvaluableimages.Itshowsthenegativitythat
surroundsfeminismandwomen.Thissourcedoesanexcellentjobatshowingthelackofrespect
forwomenthatstillexists.Thissourceisbiased,butitisalsoinformative.Thesourcedoes

nothingbutreinforcemyprojectandpreviousopinion.Comparedtosomeofmyothersources
thisoneisparticularlyessential.Itshowstheworldwideneedforfeminism.Thissourceisalso
highlycredibleduetoitcomingfromtheUN,averyrespectableorganization.