Judith Butler on Feminism: Theory & Overview


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Feminism is defined as _______.

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1. The _______ wave of feminism focused on women's suffrage and equality in marriage, sexuality, property ownership, and economic matters.

2. Judith Butler's most well-known book is titled _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Judith Butler has numerous ideas about feminism and gender. This combination quiz and worksheet will test you on your understanding of her theories. The quiz will ask you to define feminism and identify which wave of feminism focused on women's suffrage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Butler's most well-known book
  • Her argument as to how gender should be viewed
  • Definition of performativity

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the feminist theories of Judith Butler
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as feminism and performativity
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Butler's view on gender
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the wave of feminism that focused on property ownership and economic matters

Additional Learning

Study these feminist theories in more detail with the lesson, Judith Butler on Feminism: Theory & Overview. These objectives will be covered:

  • Identify who coined the term feminism
  • Review the historical feminist waves
  • Differentiate between sex and gender
  • Understand the influence of Butler's work