Since women cannot enter into contract into marriage

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Unformatted text preview: ’s critique of marriage and of the ways in which it perpetuates the subordination of women? The institution of marriage subjugates women. Since women cannot enter into contract into marriage as individuals but only as women, they are both free and subordinate in their marriage relations with men. According to Pateman, the status contract of marriage the state determines the terms in the interest of male supremacy. Marriage is an institution devised by men to ensure...
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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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