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Unformatted text preview: -Doesn’t explain why structures change-Conflict theory -Capitalism and patriarchy make women dependent on men-Marx + feminism = radical feminism-Critiques-all gender differences don’t come from inequality-Men and women can be equal in capitalism-symbolic interactions-Gender is not fixed, it comes from our interactions-“doing gender”- playing gender roles-Critique-Downplays the role of social structure, power, and history Feminism-Movement to raise consciousness that gender is an organizing principle of life-Personal is political-Women and men should have equal opportunities and respect Black feminism-Early feminism was by, for, and about white middle-class women-Women exist in a “matrix of domination”...
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- Spring '10
- feminism -Early feminism, problem Patriarchy -A, masculinity -Why patriarchy, radical feminism -Critiques