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    Feminists believe society is patriarchal, that it is male dominated and that there is an inequality amongst the sexes. Feminists strive for political, social and economic equality. With this being said, there are many types of feminism and this essay will be from the view point of a Marxist/Socialist Feminist. This essay will also focus on university life such as attendance and academic knowledge being gendered. Marxist/Socialist feminism refers to the belief that the gendered division of labour is a direct reinforcement of women’s oppression in society. Furthermore, they point out that men are still getting paid higher wages than women and that they have historically dominated managerial positions. Furthermore, gender and class are the main reasons for a women’s oppression in society (Hennessy and Ingraham, 1997). Attending university has become commodified and through this we as students have become consumers. University has now become a source of financial…

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    Authors portray characters in different ways to help express events that are happening in the world that they live in that are either in some cases forbidden to talk about or are a sensitive topic for most of the population. In the novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich certain characters such as Ivan, Alyosha, Tiurin, and Fetiukov all have different backgrounds but all end up in the same situation which is being thrown into the gulag and they all have the different traits that could…

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    George Kennan created, and sent, quite an intricate telegram pertaining to the Soviet Union government, and small details on the people who reside within the USSR. I will attempt to summarize the details to answer critical questions asked of him, pertaining to development of a response for the US considering this matter. While some details are redundant to the US due to previously known details, Mr. Kennan has proposed interesting views that should be given attention too, with the greatest…

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    Liberal Feminism (women’s rights) are that all people are created equal and deserve equal rights. Oppression happens when males and females are socialized, which supports patriarchy and keeps men in powerful positions. Liberal believe that women should be given the same opportunities in society as men in like politics, education, healthcare, and business. Liberal Feminist believe in equal gender behavior in criminal processing of offenders. Liberal’s maintain that gender is socially constructed…

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    McAnaney Block F 9/30/15 Second Wave of Feminism in France Revolutions have been taking place for centuries now, and are acts of rebellion used to initiate change in society. A revolution is usually when a group of people disagree on the ideas and thoughts of the government and want change to better their lives. A revolution, or to be more exact, one (or some) political revolt or protest that has occurred post 1950, is the group of feminist revolts in the Second Wave of Feminism in France.…

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    During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, there were two leading forms of feminism; liberal feminism and socialist feminism. Women HAVE been subordinate to men throughout most, if not all, of European history. The main point of argumentation between these two types of feminism regards how and why this subjection occurred in the first place and the steps needed to be taken to emancipate women from this status. Most individuals believe that in order to completely and successfully emancipate…

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    Theories Of Feminism

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    heard. The motto “a lady should be seen, not heard.” It was not ladylike to speak loudly, to run, to shout, to play rough, and etc. When I heard the word feminism, I often thought of anger, pain, equality, women’s rights, notably the needs and wants of a woman. My definition of the word was most likely associated with my feelings towards being a woman. I wanted so badly to be a man. I avoided the conversation of one’s womanhood, I avoided anything related to feminism,…

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    In particular, liberal feminism guided the creation of mandatory charge policies, which were supposed to ensure that regardless of the gender of the individual who was victimized, police would be required to take the incident seriously. Liberal feminism is widely criticized for focusing on the middle class, particularly white middle-class women (Comack, 2014, p. 37). This is particularly clear in examining some of the implications of the mandatory charge policy. Mandatory charge policies ignore…

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    Feminism Study.com defines feminism as “the belief that men and women deserve equality in all opportunities, treatment, respect, and social rights.” However, ways of seeing issues differs amongst feminists. It is important to understand the difference between what was done and what the two did to help women earn equal rights, especially how they got the vote. Also the comparison between Canadian women and African American women in the US. The government of Canada states that “Canada is a world…

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    In the late 1960’s, sexism began to play a role in feminism itself with the birth of the separatist movement. This was a radical white feminist movement that wanted to exclude men from feminism. The Combahee Women’s Collective asserts that this was not only “not a viable political” option, but it also would go against their standing on biological determinism (4). The Combahee River Collective argues against biological determinism, saying that being biologically female does not define a person.…

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