Feminist Theory

Feminist theory is not so much a theory as it is/was a movement

Feminist theory looks at the discrepancy of power distribution against the sexes

They claim the world is genderized by male and female categories

Feminist theory tries to challenge contemporary gender assumptions:

Women's experiences include:

Modern day feminists believe that women should be able to define their own reality instead of one imposed by a patrilineal and patriarchal society

Research includes research on sexist language, including the ways

Feminist theory places the blame for the oppression of women on the patriarchy, whereas Marxists would say that class, not gender is the genesis of oppression.

Examples:

Madonna

Barbie

The Flinstones

FILM "SLIM HOPES".

Over- Head:

Women's experiences include:

Feminist research includes research on sexist language, including the ways