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1

Give an overview of the four waves on feminism with an example for each?

1st- legal/political rights e.g. suffragette (liberal feminism)
2nd-roles in society e.g. Millett/Beauvoir
3rd- other cultures/class e.g. hookes
4th- online misogyny e.g. 'me too'

2

Sex 3 features?



Gender 3 features?

-biological
-'male' 'female'
-same regardless time/culture

-social/cultural differences
-'masculine' 'feminine'
-exceptions in time/culture

3

What are the 6 features of the patriarchy?

-state
-household
-culture
-sexuality
-paid work
-violence

4

What does the statement 'personal is political' mean?

which feminist thinker referred to this?

'private' issues kept women subordinate, the distinction beweep 'private'/'public' sphere were about power- political
Kate Millet (family)

5

What is equality feminism?

What is difference feminism/essentialism?

men and women are fundamentally the same/differences irrelevant, equally capable of roles in society

differences are innate/natural, equality feminism encourage to reject womanhood and be like a man

6

What are the 5 features of liberal feminism?

what do they reject?
example of thinker ?

-individualism
-equality of opportunity (intersectionality)
-foundational equality (legal/political equality)
-reformist
-discrimination (not oppressed)

'personal is political'

Betty Friedan, foundational equality

7

What are 4 features of socialist feminism?

-eradication of capitalism (primary source of oppression not patriarchy)
-economic/social equality
-radical/revolutionary
-marriage/family, 'personal is political'

8

What are the 10 features of the patriarchy?


critical to what type of feminism?

-sex and gender
-family
-otherness
-sexuality
-literature
-beauty
-domestic violence
-rape
-pornography
-reproduction

9

What are the three types of radical feminism?

-equality radical
-difference
-separatist

10

What are the two reasons for post-modern feminism ?

what are the 2 conflicts of post modern feminism?

-diff experiences (intersectionality)
-individual definition, define for themselves

nudity
appearance