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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?

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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

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reflects the interests and experiences of women.

b.

makes it difficult for women to enter the public sphere.

c.

is a functional imperative.

d.

trivializes the productive work of men.

Question number: 16

» Gender and Society » Theories of Gender Relations » Liberalist

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Which of the following is correct about Liberal Feminists?

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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 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.

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 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.

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