7_6_09_lecture_notes - Feminism – idea that the genders...

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SOCIO 1301 – lecture notes – 7/6/09 Gender US → Patriarchy – rule of the fathers Matriarchy – rule of the mothers (-archy = hierarchy) sexism = an ideology, idea, philosophy, belief that one gender is inherently superior historically, male sexism -most sexism (now) is structural -sociology has no scientific evidence that one gender is superior to the other -historically has been justified by culture (in particular, religion)
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Unformatted text preview: Feminism – idea that the genders are equal 1964 – LBJ – outlawed segregation based on sex 1) liberal feminism → same opportunity for men and women not asking for equal results, just equal opportunity 2) sotic feminism → som rather than capitalism 3) radical feminism → we must do away with gender roles and the family...
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