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Running head: FEMINIST THEORY1Feminist TheoryUnique BenoitUniversity of Holy Cross
FEMINIST THEORY 2Feminist TheoryFeminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical, fictional, or philosophicaldiscourse.Feminist theory originated in the late 1800 and were in connections with the women’smovement. Women stood together to proclaim their resentment due to the nature of what atraditional female role was. Feminist theory emphasized the problems in a sociopolitical andcultural context rather than on an individual level. It recognized that the clients knew what wasbest for their lives. And it also strives to create therapeutic relationships that promotes equality insociety. Feminist theory is aimed at both personal and social change and is not static but alwaysevolving and maturing.The main goal in Feminist theory is to create a society that values equality inrelationships, values, and diversity. It was built on the assumption that was important to
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