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SCHMIDT, Simone Pereira. How and why we are feminists. Rev. Estud. Fem. [online]. 2004, vol.12, n.spe, pp.17-22. ISSN 1806-9584.

This article debates the role of contemporary feminist publications in the Latin-American and, more specifically, Brazilian political and cultural context. To do so, it examines one specific Brazilian feminist journal, Revista Estudos Feministas, to reflect upon the meanings of being a feminist today. It understands feminism as a theoretical practice informing women's daily activities and initiatives, as a hermeneutics and as a political location.

Keywords : feminist; Brazil; Latin American; feminist theory.

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