CBSE-NET (UGC) Sociology (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 14 - 16 of 77

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Question number: 14

» Gender and Society » Theories of Gender Relations » Liberalist

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Who amongst the following first propounded the theory of liberal feminism?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

William Thompson

b.

Harriet Taylor

c.

Mary Wollstonecraft

d.

John Stuart Mill

Question number: 15

» Gender and Society » Theories of Gender Relations » Socialist

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According to macro-level feminist theorists, gender oppression in a capitalist society

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

reflects the interests and experiences of women.

b.

makes it difficult for women to enter the public sphere.

c.

trivializes the productive work of men.

d.

is a functional imperative.

Question number: 16

» Gender and Society » Theories of Gender Relations » Liberalist

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Which of the following is correct about Liberal Feminists?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

They focus on material conditions and how these create oppressive societal structures, particularly class; emphasize effort to reform communities and institutions; stress social relations and responsibilities more than individual rights.

b.

They focus on individual rights and autonomy; minimise male/female difference; emphasize on equality of opportunity and promote strategies that tear down barriers, seek to extend to women the individual rights gained by men.

c.

They maximise male/female difference but stress disparities in power, especially male dominance; focus on sexuality and sexual relations as key to patriarchal oppression; seek to use law to help women “take control of their own bodies”.

d.

They maximise male/female difference, stress the positive value of women’s ‘different voice’ and emphasize the importance of incorporating this into the legal system; seek to recover and revalue women’s culture, especially maternal values.

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