WST 100 Feminism for winter.ppt

WST 100 Feminism for winter.ppt - Feminism Feminism Survey...

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Feminism
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Feminism Survey If a woman voices a strong opinion about a woman’s rights issue, I tend to (check all that apply): Listen Get annoyed Feel intimidated Get angry Feel inspired Ignore her Other _____________________________________
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Feminism Survey I would use the following terms to describe a woman with a strong opinion about a women’s rights issue (check all that apply): Strong Empowered Bitch Lesbian Feminist Respectable Inspiring Human Irritating Man-hater
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Feminism Survey A feminist is (check all that apply): A woman who doesn’t like most men A woman who believes that women are better than men A person who believes in equal rights and opportunities for both men and women A woman who doesn’t shave her legs A lesbian A woman who works for equal rights and opportunities for both men and women A person who supports abortion A person who works for affordable daycare A person who works against sexual harassment A woman who doesn’t respect married stay-at-home moms
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Feminism Survey What is your impression of feminists? Favorable Unfavorable Is feminism today relevant to most women? Yes No Is feminism relevant to you personally? Yes No
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Research Says about Feminism…. . Feminism and romance go hand in hand (also, research indicates that equitable sharing of housework among heterosexual couples can lead to a happier marriage and more frequent sex). Feminism may actually improve the quality of heterosexual relationships (more stable relationships and greater sexual satisfaction). Stereotypical beliefs about feminists are not necessarily accurate.
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Learning Objectives To understand the definition of feminism. To identify different types of feminism. To identify the historical waves of feminism.
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What is feminism? Feminism is both an intellectual commitment and a political movement that seeks justice for women and the end of sexism in all forms.
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Feminism as an Intellectual Commitment Motivated by the quest for social justice, feminist inquiry provides a wide range of perspectives on social, cultural, and political phenomena.
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Some Different Types of Feminism – Liberal Feminism Change accomplished through legal reform and attitudinal change Some issues that are important to liberal feminists: Reproductive and abortion rights Sexual harassment Voting and education Domestic violence
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2011 for the course WST 100 taught by Professor Carrion during the Spring '07 term at ASU.

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WST 100 Feminism for winter.ppt - Feminism Feminism Survey...

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