Key Concepts: Feminism theory

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What is the definition of: Sociological research which is male dominated, mainstream research based on sexist and patriarchal values. Research undertaken by men, for men, about men.
Malestream
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What is the definition of: The biological differences between men and women.
Sex
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What is the definition of: An individual or social group are treated unjustly and forced to endure inequality. This may be justified by a dominant ideology
Oppression
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What is the definition of: The socially constructed expectations of dress, demeanour, interests, attitudes and behaviour placed on men and women.
Gender
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What is the definition of: A social system in which men oppress women.
Patriarchy
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What is the definition of: A situation in which rewards, opportunities, activities or power are not distributed equally.
Inequality
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What is the definition of: A set of ideas and beliefs which justify and legitimate a woman’s subordination.
Patriarchal Ideology
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What is the definition of: The norms, values and expectations associated with being male – a social construct.
Masculinity
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What is the definition of: The separation of household tasks into masculine and feminine.
Sexual Domestic Division of Labour
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