- Created by: Ash-Ketchum
- Created on: 10-09-15 17:43
1. What do they believe about the division of labour in most societies?
- Divided by class, middle and upper class jobs bring greater rewards than working class ones (Status, pay, power, etc)
- 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)
- Medic does the dishes, Soldier doesnt (TF2)
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2. What does Postmodern Feminism believe?
- Women almost seperate class as all exploited and oppressed by the male class
- Postman Pat should be a female - 'Postwomen Pat'
- 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
3. How does Walby dissmiss criticisms and describe the shift in the main site of oppresion?
- Every theory is flawed. Shift from inequality to equality
- 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 private home to public 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 public home to private places of emplyoment, culture and the state
4. 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
5. Do postmodern feminists believe women are a 'sisterhood'?
- Yes, but many kinds - Nuns, travelling pants, ganstas, relatives?
- Yes, women all share an 'essence'
- 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...