Patricia Hill Collins focuses on marginalized groups in her theory of intersectionality. However, even individuals not subject to systems of oppression, such as Skylar in Good Will Hunting, can be understood using Hill Collins’ ideas of controlling images versus self-definition. Throughout the movie, Skylar is seen in a particular way by other characters, but her own view of herself is more complex and she resists being seen solely through the controlling images she is associated with. Skylar’s resistance
Introduction Since the beginning of time women have been considered inferior to men, which seem to proceed to affect everyday lives of all social beings in this world. Women have a disease, a disease that will prevent them for ever having the political drive to achieve political, social or economic opportunities men have. This "disease" is the need for independency and self-respect or the lack there of. This is what we have come to know as feminism. Feminism refers to the body of thought on the
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