Frye Oppression

Frye Oppression - 4. Because of group membership....

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Will Hodgkins Phil 112 SS1 2011 Oppression: Frye Aim: Provide an account of oppression. - Not to defend the claim that women are oppressed. A group is oppressed whenever: 1. They face barriers or burdens. 2. Which are, systematically related to one another. 3. Which “penalize motion in any direction.” a. Or they have significant costs for those who face them.
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Unformatted text preview: 4. Because of group membership. Double-bind: Situation where you have limited options and all the options involve penalties.-Ex: Prude/slut double-bind. o Women, especially young women, are limited to two choices: Have sex or dont. o Having sex makes you a slut, not having sex makes you a prude. What kind of work?...
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