Essay : Eliminating Misconceptions Of Feminism

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Maricruz De La Torre Professor Marquel English 101 March 4, 2015 Eliminating Misconceptions of Feminism in Hopes of Clarity There are existing forces that are preventing societies to flourish to their maximum potential, we are being cut short when it comes to accomplishing what we as human beings are capable of. To some people being oppressed, harassed, and mistreated happens on their daily basis. This bring me to the conclusion that we have long ways to go in regards to human rights. We have come long ways into a modern technological time, it is said that we are an advanced kind, but I believe that it is critical to question these statements. When doing so we can see the flaws that have arisen from the human experience and even flaws within the social rights movement. Resulted flaws consist of conflicts over a certain property and ownership of some kind or another even within a social rights movement. These social phenomenons are still at play in almost every major institution we take part in; education, work environments, even families. The normative institutions that members of society take part in have hierarchal societies that cause oppression. From means of income to educational sources, a glass ceiling keeps “minorities” from advancing in the work fields and this continues the systematic function of control. We live in a white supremacist capitalist patriarchal society, a society that consists of economic greed, sustained by ideologies of “he” and Christianity. The oppressive forces cause unjust relationships to develop, stretching from the insides of our homes out into to the entire country. This dominant based culture prevents an equal distribution of resources and results in the absence of choices by race class and... ... middle of paper ... ...nd incorporate this conscious. Feminism allows for a place of transformation because real feminism covers the full spectrum of unprivileged circumstance and it all begins from a place of love for a better future. Works Cited 'Enbeau, Suzy. "Feminine And Feminist Transformation In Popular Culture." Feminist Media Studies 9.1 (2009): 17-36. Communication & Mass Media Complete. Web. 4 Mar. 2015. Sellberg, Karin. "Transitions And Transformations: From Gender Performance To Becoming Gendered." Australian Feminist Studies 24.59 (2009): 71-84. Academic Search Premier. Web. 4 Mar. 2015. hooks, bell. Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics. Cambridge, MA: South End Press, 2000. Print. Cobble, Dorothy Sue, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry. "What 'Lean In ' Leaves Out." Chronicle Of Higher Education 61.4 (2014): B4. MasterFILE Premier. Web. 4 Mar. 2015.

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