Campaign against sexual discrimination and for equal rights and opportunities for women Feminist Perspectives -
- Critical view of the family
- Oppresses women
- Unequal division of labour
- Domestic violence towards women
- Gender inequality created by society
- There are 3 versions of Feminism.
1) Liberal Feminism
- Campaign against sexual discrimination and for equal rights and opportunities for women.
- Women's oppression is gradually being defeated due to changes in society such as changes in the Law. e.g. Sex Discrimination Act (1975)
- Man are doing more manual work.
- Children or both sexes are being socialised with equality. Encouraged to aspire for the same achievements.
2) Marxist Feminists
- Say the main problem is capitalism.
-Woman reproduce he labour force.
-Unpaid domestic work, socialising the next generation of workers.
- Woman absorb anger