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Law and Society- Study Guide- Justice & the Family  1.   Continuing substantial inequalities between the sexes, for example  a.   Income inequalities between men and women b.   Occupational segregation into male-dominated and female-dominated professions c.   Under-representation of women in government and judicial offices 2.   Okin’s central claims in Justice, Gender, and the Familya.   Many of today’s inequalities between men and women reflect “gender” – the social assignment of different roles (identities, opportunities, duties…) to persons of different sexes – particularly in the traditional family, with its characteristic division of labor between husband and wife b.   Gender and the family have been largely ignored by existing theories of justice c.   This neglect is unacceptable, for three reasons: c.i.  “Women must be fully included in any satisfactory theory of justice” c.ii. “Equality of opportunity, not only for women but for children of both sexes, is undermined by the current gender injustices of our society” c.iii.  

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