CBSE-NET (UGC) Sociology (Paper-II & Paper-III): Questions 14 - 16 of 77
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Question number: 14
Question number: 15
According to macro-level feminist theorists, gender oppression in a capitalist society
reflects the interests and experiences of women.
makes it difficult for women to enter the public sphere.
trivializes the productive work of men.
is a functional imperative.
Question number: 16
Which of the following is correct about Liberal Feminists?
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.
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.
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”.
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.