Summary Of Gender Equality By Sandburg

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Yet Sanburg ignores the importance of intersectionality when expressing her argument. Hooke reminds the reader that it is crucial to evaluate the status of all women, placing more focus on their race and class status in order to tackle the issue as a whole. Her approach to feminism is impractical, passive, and disenfranchising to women of color. Furthermore, Sandburg is promoting a sort of “faux feminism,” as Hooks puts it, where common courtesy is being portrayed as rebellious while the ideas truly renegade to the status quo are viewed as deranged nonsense.
The biggest threat to the modern-day feminist movement is not society but rather the recent pacification of the movement in favor of ignoring and simultaneously not upsetting existing conditions. This has lead to the movement reaching a sort of standstill in terms of making significant progress. To many modern feminists, challenging dress codes, skirt lengths, and common conceptions about body hair are viewed as more important than advocating gender equality for all-women, regardless of race, class, or sexual orientation. Faux feminism,
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However, as the world changes, so do issues concerning gender, as some issues become more relevant than others. Men are faced with the the same dilemma as well, which is a result of family and relationship role becoming more balanced between parents. In “Why Men Still Can’t Have It All,” Esquire editor Richard Dorment argues that the goal of “it,” in addition to being extremely vague, is simply unrealistic, making it absurd for women to strive towards. Since men are struggling to adapt to both dedicating their time to work and maintaining a healthy family life, many men are worried just like women. Even with the social benefit of being male, women are grasping at a goal that is simply impossible, much less

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