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1. How does Walby dissmiss criticisms and describe the shift in the main site of oppresion?

  • Haters goin' hate! Half Life blue shift
  • Can take into account race and class variations, recognises it changes over time, change in degree. Main site shifted from public home to private places of emplyoment, culture and the state
  • Can take into account race and class variations, recognises it changes over time, change in degree. Main site shifted from private home to public places of emplyoment, culture and the state
  • Every theory is flawed. Shift from inequality to equality
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2. Which criminologists have a theory on feminism?

  • Walter and Smart - Criminology only looks at male concerns, should look at womens instead
  • Smart and Cain - Criminology only looks at male concerns, should look at womens instead
  • Smart and Cain - Criminology only looks at female concerns, should look at mens instead
  • Cain and Abel - if they had been sisters they would not have died

3. What does Postmodern Feminism believe?

  • Still a need for work in gender inequality, importance of language and symbols, women need protection from subtle media oppression
  • Men and women should have equal rights. They campaign for legislation changes, often successfully eg equal pay, maternity leave, etc
  • Women almost seperate class as all exploited and oppressed by the male class
  • Postman Pat should be a female - 'Postwomen Pat'

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

  • Buffer face
  • The gender system benefiting men over women
  • The bourgoueisie exploiting the proletariat
  • The gender system benefiting women over men

5. What do Radical feminists think about male domination and what to do about it?

  • There are no natural differences between the sexes - Seperatism is advised, women should leave socially and sexually from men
  • Steal back the pizza, win at Dominoes!
  • It is not inevitable, but there are natural differences between the sexes - Seperatism is advised, women should leave socially and sexually from men
  • It is inevitable, there are natural differences between the sexes - Seperatism is advised, women should leave socially and sexually from men

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