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It was evident to me that poststructualism is a theory based on the relation between language subjectivity social organization and power Poststructualism is compared to liberal feminism radical feminism and socialist feminism in this reading Weedon uses many examples throughout the reading to justify how poststructualism originated For example the family is used to show that the men have more power in the household and that the wife and mother role often subject to male control The reason being that poststructualism wants people to view the wife and mother role as dominant as well in the terms of power in this example Poststructualism is compared to three main feminist theories and explained why this theory can not fall under these categories Furthermore poststructualism is a theory based on these three ideas Liberal feminism argues that family life is made on your own choices They emphasize on women being responsible for their own actions and to have self-determination The main purpose for liberal feminism is to try to abolish all rules and regulations in the norm and have all men and women equal Basically liberal feminist feel that there is a block in the public world for women Women cannot become mens full equals until society grants women the same educational opportunities and political right is grants men Radical feminist theory displays the main issue as women have to recover from men being controlling of their body The family is described as the key implement of womens oppression Also class and race are currently existing but try to eradicate that form of oppression Radical feminists see the beginning of womens oppression from either womens biological capacity for motherhood and mens biological determined male aggression in the form of rape This is a big issue considering that this makes men more dangerous then women granted in a different sense Socialist feminism was another theory corresponded by the author Socialist feminist view issues by looking through
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