Basic principles of feminism:
- There is a fundamental division between men and women in society.
- Women are too some extent exploited by men
- Society is malestream (male-dominated/patriarchal)
Radical Feminist believe:
- Society is controlled by men
- Society is male-stream
- Men benefit from the inequalities within society.
Idea behind the theroy:
Women are easily dominated by men as men are biologically stronger than women.
Marxist Feminist Views:
- Men and capitalists control society
- Society is defined as patriarchal
- Men (ruling class men in particular) generally beneift from the inequalities in society but they (the ruling class) exploit women both as workers and as wives.