Feminism

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1. What do they believe is the main conflict in society?

  • The gender system benefiting men over women
  • Buffer face
  • The gender system benefiting women over men
  • The bourgoueisie exploiting the proletariat
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2. Who is a prominent Radical Feminist and what do they believe?

  • Ansley - Women are a seperate class as all exploited and oppressed by the male class
  • Kate Millett - Women almost seperate class as all exploited and oppressed by the male class
  • Dworkin - Women almost seperate class as all exploited and oppressed by the male class

3. What type of theory is Feminism?

  • Consensus
  • Conflict
  • Social Action Theory
  • Famine

4. Do postmodern feminists believe women are a 'sisterhood'?

  • Yes, but many kinds - Nuns, travelling pants, ganstas, relatives?
  • No, the differences between women can be just as striking between women and men, everyone is freed from stereotyped gender roles allowing greater freedom to chose own lifestyle and identity
  • Maybe, more studies need to be done to draw conclusions...
  • Yes, women all share an 'essence'

5. What do they believe about the division of labour in most societies?

  • Divided by gender, men's jobs bring greater rewards than womens (Status, pay, power, etc)
  • Divided by gender, women's jobs bring greater rewards than mens (Status, pay, power, etc)
  • Divided by class, middle and upper class jobs bring greater rewards than working class ones (Status, pay, power, etc)
  • Medic does the dishes, Soldier doesnt (TF2)

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