Essays Tagged: "Liberal feminism"

"Walklate (1998: vi) suggests Feminism and Criminology may be contradictions in terms. To what extent do you agree with her?

iminological perspective it has many more definitions and takes on many subcategories, for example; liberal feminism, radical feminism, socialist feminism and postmodern feminism to name the four iden ... sm in relation to its contradictory nature to criminology therefore this essay will be based around liberal feminism and particularly the debate of 'the new female offender', as brought to light by Ad ...

(7 pages) 84 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Feminism and legal theory

ey wanted to remove oppression towards women, they wanted to expose the law.Three types of feminism:Liberal FeminismRadical FeminismMarxist FeminismLiberal FeminismArgued for equality of treatment for ... al FeminismMarxist FeminismLiberal FeminismArgued for equality of treatment for both men and women. Liberal feminists presented women as autonomous beings naturally endowed with the same basic rights ...

(5 pages) 120 0 3.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Analyse and assess the contribution of feminist research to our understanding of society. (40 Marks) January 2003

e divided into four sub-groups, radical feminists, Marxist/Socialist Feminists, Black feminism, and Liberal Feminists.Liberal feminists stress the importance of equal rights. They argue that people sh ... allowed to compete freely with men and they should enjoy the same privileges and opportunities. The liberal approach has had legislative success (e.g. the equal pay act of 1975). But some critics say ...

(4 pages) 58 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Definitions of Feminism

rehensive feminist theories remain unfinished in spite of the struggles to embrace them.Critique of Liberal FeminismLiberal reforms have indeed resulted in increased opportunities for women and increa ... larly in many developing nations. Nevertheless, critics suggest all women have not shared all these liberal feminism reforms equally because these changes have not addressed issues of socially structu ...

(5 pages) 142 0 4.2 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Prostitution: Legal or Abolish?

t divides feminists into two groups: the Radical Feminists who want prostitution abolished, and the Liberal Feminists who would like to see prostitution decriminalized, and normalized in our society. ... malized in our society. There are the strong and weak points of both the radical feminists' and the liberals' arguments, with the most positive emphasis on the radical feminists position for abolishin ...

(7 pages) 106 0 3.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters > Child Abuse

Same Sex Marriage: A Dialogue between Liberal Feminism and Radical Cultural Feminism

issue of same sex marriage. Indeed, when we apply two specific feminist perspectives, particularly liberal and radical cultural feminism, to an analysis of same sex marriage, we learn that the two ap ... quite differently, often conflicting and contradicting one another. I will argue in this paper that liberal feminism, by relying upon the law to bring about change ignores the reality that the law its ...

(6 pages) 88 0 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies


f which interrelate and overlap each other, however, feminists mainly classify themselves either as liberal feminists, radical feminists, Marxist feminists or socialist feminists. These main ideologic ... se main ideological divisions reflect progress of social change imposed within the women's movement.Liberal Feminism - focuses on the individual and equality. According to this perspective, the cause ...

(4 pages) 36 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Environmental Values Paper

there are many different forms of ecofeminism. Ecofeminism is influenced by feminist groups such as liberal, Marxist, radical, and social. Ecofeminism can be defined as a feministic view of to environ ... issues of gender, race, class, and nature (feminist, 2005).One theory of ecofeminism is liberal feminism. According to Beasley (1999), "liberal feminism involves an emphasis upon reform of ...

(5 pages) 312 1 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Radical Feminsim

rom their previous narrow gender roles.Radical feminists, meanwhile, find the reforms called for by liberal feminism to be inadequate and superficial. The main goal for radical feminists is not to int ... n from patriarchal control. The main challenge to patriarchy being in the form of separation, while liberal feminists wish to create equality in society and are quite happy to live with men so long as ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Environmental Values Paper

s of gender, race, class, and nature (Feminist, 2005). A number of organizations such as liberal, Marxist, radical, and social feminist groups have influenced ecofeminism.Liberal Feminism"L ... mphasis upon reform of society rather than revolutionary change" (Beasley, 1999). The conviction of liberal feminists is that domination and discrimination must be necessary. To be acknowledged by the ...

(5 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Consider the arguments both for and against the contention that gender is a product of nurture rather than nature

cial expectations place a duty on women to take breaks from work to look after children.Oakley. AnneLiberal Feminism is based on distinction between sex and gender and the belief that inequalities ari ... that inequalities arise because of gendered norms and not because of sexed biological differences. Liberal feminists are also concerned with sexism and discrimination against women in different insti ...

(8 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology