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The three main theories of feminism:

Radical Feminism~ Radical feminists would say that women are exploited by men, society
needs to change, so that women are the more dominant gender within society.

Sociologists: Firestone, Abbot and Wallace

Strengths:
A powerful force for claiming women's worth and demonstrating the nature of…

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Sociologists: Mitchell
Strengths:
Draws attention to the economic position of women, alerts them of potential
exploitation.
Provides a structuralist interpretation of oppression which can be applied to all areas of
life.

Weaknesses:
Little emphasis is placed on the ways which men exploit women in society and the
home.
Assumes all…

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