GSWS 102 Final: 10 TYPES OF FEMINISM
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Department
Gender Sexuality & Wom St
Course
GSWS 102
Professor
Jen Marchbank
Semester
Spring

Description
10 TYPES OF FEMINISM Revolutionary & Radical: - patriarchy appears in many forms, begins when child is born and socialized into gender - no “good” explanation for why it exists, biological differences disproved - women’s ability to reproduce may be connected to inferiority Revolutionary: - women living with men gives men some of their energy - heterosexuality pressures women into patriarchal relationships - critiques: sees patriarchy as unchanging, not intersectional, etc Material: - patriarchy isn’t a fixed thing and can be found in many places/relationships - men control both means of capitalism, in the family and in the state, giving them power Socialist: - critiques other stances for focusing on capitalism alone and not roles of economy, capitalism, society, etc. - women not equal in socialist societies - M. Barrett looked at how our current household system allows for subtle oppression of women Black: - focusses on black women’s experiences with gender, race, etc. - importance of inclusive theories - stereotypes of “loud-talking black woman” keep women from speaking out - black men also struggle with manliness and equality, often aggressive towards black women - struggle to join with white women, feel normal feminism is white - call for more diverse feminist literature Post-Colonial: rd - focus on 3 world/underdeveloped experiences: racism, politics, culture, etc and how they affect non-white women - challenge Western feminism Liberal: nd - 2 wave, enlightenment thinking - principles of justice, citizenship, politics, etc. and how to mak
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