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FeminismHandout09 - Rel. 261/Gregory Feminism The problem...

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Rel. 261/Gregory Feminism “The problem lay buried, unspoken, for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth century in the United States. Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries…ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffered Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night—she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question—“Is this all?” Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique (1963) 1. Types of Feminism : A diversity of feminisms…but a social movement or moral view committed to the criticism and correction of practices, institutions, and attitudes that have been harmful or unjust to women. Liberal Feminism Socialist Feminism Radical/Separatist Feminism Christian feminisms? (black or womanist theology, mujerista or Hispanic feminist theology, minjung or Asian feminist theology). 2.
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course REL 261 taught by Professor Erics.gregory during the Fall '09 term at Princeton.

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FeminismHandout09 - Rel. 261/Gregory Feminism The problem...

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