Types of feminism

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Types of Feminism:- Marxist feminism

Literal Feminism

Black feminism

Feminism

  • A conflict perspective
  • Marxists see society as divided according to social class
  • i.e. the bourgeoisie and the proletariot
  • The bourgeoise EXPLOIT the proletariot

Males exploiit Females

  • Feminists see society as a divided by GENDER
  • Society is PATRIARCHAL
  • Dominated by males, this can be seen today in women taking a males surname on marriage
  • Property used to be passed on to the eldest male

Male power?

Many feminists claim:

  • Many males

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