Radical Feminism comes from second wave feminism, it was created due to the failure of social and liberal feminism to strongly address the position of women in society (Heywood 242). This form of feminism began its dominance in the 1960's and 1970's, unlike other forms of feminism, it seeks to un dress patriarchy and to observe how it affects women in politics, the economy and most importantly social life (Heywood 242). In rad...
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In conclusion, radical feminists are looking to overcome patriarchy in the family structure, which will eventually lead to the change of how women are perceived and treated, they will then be treated as true equals. The gender roles assigned to not only women, but men too need to disappear for it is possible for both men and women to have the same characteristics and skills. The sexual roles of women, with males being the dominant character will also disappear with the abolishment of patriarchy. This cannot happen if artists such as Lana Del Rey continue to produce music and video's that make women look so weak and vulnerable and music that encourages the sexual and social dominance of males over females. The album Born to die, as well as several other musical albums and videos, is a step back to the journey Radical feminists are on.
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