Feminist Perspective on Culture

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  • Feminists see the social divisions between men and women as the main conflict of interest in society.
  • There are many versions of feminism (this is just a brief and partial account).
  • In practically every known human society, there is a division of labour based on gender. And in most cases, men's jobs bring higher rewards - in terms of status, prestige, power and pay. Even when men and women have the same jobs. 
  • As a result, there is a system of social inequality which benefits men at the expense of women. 
  • The system of gender inequality tends…


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