Feminist theory is similar to critical theory which focuses on social status of two genders i.e. man and woman in the Patriarchal societies. Its main concern is rights of women. For example voting rights, property right, equal pay in the office, equal opportunities which are the things that women always want to achieve in their life. ...
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...nothing has been achieved. The question of equality always rises but answer to it is unknown yet. The propensity of male domination is deeply rooted in the society and women have always been humiliated, tortured and less valued by the men. Even today, men are supposed to be the head of the family and women are confined within the four walls of the house. Lastly, it won’t be unfair to mention that we still live in the patriarchal society where men are the culprit and the women are the victim. The patriarchy is so deeply engrained in the society and nobody knows how many years it will take to eradicate its root from the society forever.
Beauvior, Simone de. “Woman as Other” in Lemert, pp.339-341.
Lorber, Judith. 2010. Gender Inequality: Feminist Theories and Politics. New York: Oxford
Hatch, Dr. Tony. Class Notes (October 8th). 2013
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