Theories in Women Studies (CBSE-NET (UGC) Womens Studies (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 42 - 44 of 130

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Question number: 42

» Theories in Women Studies » Liberalism

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Which of the following is correct about Liberal Feminists?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

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.

b.

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”.

c.

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.

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.

Question number: 43

» Theories in Women Studies » Post Modernism

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Among the following feminists who is not a post-modernist?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Helene Cixous

b.

Kate Millett

c.

Julia Kristeva

d.

Luce Irigaray

Question number: 44

» Theories in Women Studies » Indian Women

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Chandra Mohanty Talpadhe has written?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The Other: Women

b.

Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses

c.

In a different voice

d.

Feminism

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