Key events in feminism

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Betty Friedan - Liberal feminist
❁ 유 aren't happy and are dissatisfied with traditional gender roles of housewife+mother ❁ feminism -> about gaining rights for 유 at home, workplace + in politics ❁ believes 웃 and 유 are capable of changing their behaviour e.g. fair share of housework
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Andrea Dworkin - Radical feminist
❁ Society is patriarchal ❁ family is the most important area of oppression for 유 ❁ 웃 impose their dominance over 유 (****, domestic violence + ***********) ❁ 웃 have no interest in changing- therefore women are stronger if they live seperatly from men
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Bea Campbell - Marxist feminist
❁ Class oppression keeps women down as much as 웃 and sexism ❁ oppression of 유 supports capitalism -> perform underpaid domestic labour -> produce the next generation of workers ❁ 유 form a "reserve army of labour" to keep wages low
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bell hooks - black feminist
❁ white women assume all women are the same + ignore positions of black women ❁ feminism -> gaining equality for all -> not just white women ❁ race + class keeps black women down as sexism
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1967
Abortion legalised
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1970
Equal pay act
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1972
Women's refuge established (in Chiswick)
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1975
Sex discrimination act
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❁ Society is patriarchal ❁ family is the most important area of oppression for 유 ❁ 웃 impose their dominance over 유 (****, domestic violence + ***********) ❁ 웃 have no interest in changing- therefore women are stronger if they live seperatly from men

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Andrea Dworkin - Radical feminist

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❁ Class oppression keeps women down as much as 웃 and sexism ❁ oppression of 유 supports capitalism -> perform underpaid domestic labour -> produce the next generation of workers ❁ 유 form a "reserve army of labour" to keep wages low

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❁ white women assume all women are the same + ignore positions of black women ❁ feminism -> gaining equality for all -> not just white women ❁ race + class keeps black women down as sexism

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Abortion legalised

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