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Unformatted text preview: a. They can benefit the least ­advantaged member of society b. offices and positions must be open to everyone under conditions of equality and opportunity Coverture: According to Pateman, common law doctrine of coverture laid down that wives were the property of their husbands. Women’s rights were subsumed by her husband. Example: When married, the husband gains all the wives property. At any given time, a womans body should be publicly available to him. Objectification: Practice of regarding or treating another person merely as an object towards one’s sexual pleasure. Women and their beauty: Must lo...
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This document was uploaded on 02/16/2014 for the course POLI 240 at University of British Columbia.

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