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1

Charlotte Perkins Gilman
was a... feminist?
key ideas?

socialist

-societal pressure, stereotyping clothes/toys/activities push roles
-economic independence, dependency is heart of oppression

2

Simone de Beauvoir
key ideas?

-socialisation, moulds women 'not born, rather becomes a woman'
-Otherness, men norm = women other (and have accepted this) subordinate position.

3

Kate Millet
was a... feminist?
key ideas?

radical

-family, reinforce patriarchal values 'roles'
-portrayal of women in art and literature, degrade women/sex demonstrates subjugation of women/silenced and sexually possessed.

4

Sheila Rowbotham
was a... feminist?
key ideas?

socialist

-sexism and capitalism, oppression predates but closely linked- 'revolution within revolution' needed
-the family, men take refuge from alienation of capitalism/women oppressed culturally and economically.

5

bell hooks
key ideas?

-gender boxes/socialisation, children forced into unnatural boxes
-intersectionality, mainstream radical ignores diff cultural/class.