Feminism

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1. 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
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2. What do they believe about the division of labour in most societies?

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

3. Do Liberal feminists believe equality has been achieved?

  • *Achievement not unlocked*
  • Not entirely, still predijudice in society, discrimination in workplace, occupational segregation (even with qualifications)
  • No, no improvement at all
  • Yes, equality is here

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

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

5. 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'

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