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Nawal El Saadawi: The Hidden Face of Eve

Feminist El Saadawi argues that neither Islam in particular or religion in general are oppressive to women, but they become so when the develop within already existing patriarchal social structures Continue reading

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Simone de Beauvoir: Religion and the Second Sex

A brief summary of Radical Feminist Simone de Beauvoir’s perspective on the role of religion in oppressing and deceiving women into accepting their second class status. Continue reading

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Feminist Theory: A Summary for A-Level Sociology

Introduction – The Basics Inequality between men and women is universal and the most significant form of inequality Gender norms are socially constructed not determined by biology and can thus be changed. Patriarchy is the main cause of gender inequality … Continue reading

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