Classical theory and Gender
The absence of women in the social analyses and social world of classical
Absence of women in classical theory
The language of classical sociology is that of men, male activities and
experiences and the parts of society dominated by males.
Marx, Durkheim, Comte and Weber were typical of 19th century European
writers who assumed the social world was primarily a male one.
Male-streaming is the term given to describe this male bias
male perspective seems the norm (mainstream)
Norms/values traditional religion --> judea Christian Man vs woman
working outside the home
Participating in the public sphere
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