Feminism

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1. How do Marxist Feminists think that the emergence of capitalism alterted the relations between men and women?

  • Didn't change anything as sexism persisted before capitalism
  • Everyone had to wear snapback caps!
  • Men try to gain power over women, employers treat women as reserve army of labour, male workers exclude women from their trades and crafts, husbands exploit their wives' unpaid housework
  • Made relations more equal
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2. Who is a prominent Radical Feminist and what do they believe?

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

3. What is transgressive criminology?

  • Study what illegal and legal activities harm men, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)
  • Studying aggressive Transformers and the crimes they commit, why, etc
  • Study what illegal and legal activities harm women, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)
  • Study only illegal activites that harm women, how came about, what to change them (led to studies on the way women staying in from fear of crime, how law treats ****, etc)

4. What does it mean by 'social system'?

  • Friendly Dizzi
  • Society - working lives, family lives, social norms, values, roles, insitutions
  • Only education and family
  • Only the agents of formal social control (police, army, etc)

5. What are the two criticisms of feminism?

  • Criticism Cricket says... "There are none!"
  • Ignore other factors (age, class, etc), and that they generalise about all women with different experiences (age, ethnicity, etc)
  • They generalise about all women with different experiences (age, ethnicity, etc), lacks imperical evidence
  • Ignore other factors (age, class, etc), Over-emphaisise differences between women

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