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LIFESTYLE FEMINISM
no matter what a woman’s politics, she can fit feminism into her lifestyle, takes the politics out of feminism; “women can be feminists without fundamentally challenging and changing themselves or the culture; a way of living that embodies feminism, everyday life, not political, convenient feminism
Liberal feminism
an orientation towards inequality/sexism that targets the legal system and reform changes to that system
Marxist/socialist feminism
emphasizes that feminism responds to in part if not in whole to a question of who controls the production/economy/economic relations
radical feminism
understand the problem to which feminism is a response cannot be limited is at every level, happens in most personal relations
Ideology
a system of ideas and beliefs that orient action and legitimize political and social arrangements
i. Enables us to see something
ii. Not good or bad, but our ideology affects how we react and interact
iii. Way to make sense of the world
institutionalized sexism
sexism is deeply embedded in practices and processes, held in place and reproduced at the level of social structures and institutions; sexism is found and played out in all levels of institutions
social construction of gender
does not mean that gender is unreal, it’s very real, does not mean physical bodies are irrelevant gender is a fxn of multiple historical processes that shape what femininity and masculinity mean and are; our cultures have made feminism what it has become have defined masculine and feminine
identity politics
a politics that’s based on commonalities of experience that are attributed to a feature of one’s identity
structural intersectionality
systems of race, gender, and class domination converge
political intersectionality
how the pursuit of political interests push and pull antiracism politics vs. anti-sexism politics
privilege
a favored STATUS, earned or unearned
dominance
unearned POWER conferred systematically
sexuality
erotic attachments or desires
social reproduction
array of activities that require labor and skills, unpaid, unrecognized labor
Socialization
A set of experiences people have in their interactions with families, groups and communities where they learn the behaviors, social norms, knowledge and skills necessary to be productive members of society: voters: taxpayers, workers, and ethical leaders, as well as engaged parents and community members.
coverature
by marriage, the husband and wife are one person in law: the very being or legal existence of the woman is suspended during the marriage or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband; under whose wing , protection and cover, she performs everything
globalization
intensification of connections which transcend the nation state
imperialism
the policy and practice of seeking to dominate the economic and political affairs of other countries
global feminism
does not exist; looks at relations between counties and how they affect each other