Feminism and Power

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Feminists argue that the most important type of power originates in the relationship between men and women, Patriarchal power men have over women

Millett (1970)

Argued that partiarchal power resulted in male dominance and female subordination.

Patriarchy is the result of a number of factors:

Biology -  Males are able to use their superior physical strength to dominate women.

Ideology - Institutions are dominated by males and consequently these transmit the view that men


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