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  • Feminism
    • Many views on feminism
      • Liberal feminists
        • The blame should be placed on the socialization of children
          • Men should be strong and powerful, Women should be caring and dependent on men
          • Positive that change for equality will happen through law and legislation in time
            • They believe that nobody benefits from gender inequality
        • They believe that nobody benefits from gender inequality
      • Radical feminists
        • Men are to blame for the oppression of women
          • Change can only occur if women refuse men the power and family e.g. Have all eggs removed from young girls to stop reproduction
        • Family is designed to benefit the men in society
          • Change can only occur if women refuse men the power and family e.g. Have all eggs removed from young girls to stop reproduction
        • Most common view of a feminist
          • Extreme feminists, often resort to violence and extreme measures to instigate change
          • Marxist feminists
            • Traditional views puts pressure on women to be housewives and not have a career
              • Women are therefore cheap labour as they are working in the house and not being paid
                • Change can only occur if women are given equal job rights and are not seen as the carer and houseworker for the family.  they must be seen as equal
            • Women at home benefits men because women are not competing for equal pay and jobs
            • With women at home the class system can continue as the men must stay at a job they do not like in order to provide for his family
              • Change can only occur if women are given equal job rights and are not seen as the carer and houseworker for the family.  they must be seen as equal
          • Black feminists
            • They believe both male exploitation and racism is to blame
              • Change can only come when discrimination stops
            • Ethnicity has a major influence on women's experiences of the family
              • Change can only come when discrimination stops
            • Black women felt they were being ignored by white feminists
        • Post modern feminists
          • Many views on feminism
            • Liberal feminists
              • The blame should be placed on the socialization of children
                • Men should be strong and powerful, Women should be caring and dependent on men
                • Positive that change for equality will happen through law and legislation in time
              • Radical feminists
                • Men are to blame for the oppression of women
                  • Family is designed to benefit the men in society
                    • Most common view of a feminist
                      • Extreme feminists, often resort to violence and extreme measures to instigate change
                      • Marxist feminists
                        • Traditional views puts pressure on women to be housewives and not have a career
                          • Women are therefore cheap labour as they are working in the house and not being paid
                          • Women at home benefits men because women are not competing for equal pay and jobs
                          • With women at home the class system can continue as the men must stay at a job they do not like in order to provide for his family
                          • Black feminists
                            • They believe both male exploitation and racism is to blame
                              • Ethnicity has a major influence on women's experiences of the family
                                • Black women felt they were being ignored by white feminists
                              • Believe nobody is to blame
                              • Believe woen have a choice in how they live their lives

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