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By recognising that politics is a science not only of the public realm but also of the private feminism shows itself to be an ideology that challenges conventional thought As the question rightly states it is feminists imparticular that oppose the division but this view has influenced many others to think in such a way about the public and private In short feminists believe that the plight of women can only be eased if the private sphere is opened up to political debate Feminists have stated on numerous occasions that the main way in which they are oppressed is within the private sphere It is thought that men are able to stunt the progress of women through psycologically degrading them in the home By doing this in the private realm women do not have the confidence or permission to perform a role in the public realm Feminists argue that wife-beating and rape within the home are common ways of degrading women The current division we have between the public and private means that the state is powerless to address the issue seeing as it is an issue outside the public sphere Political intervention is essential for this issue hence the division needs to disappear It should be noted also that this hypothesis applies to any weak groups within society such as the disabled homosexuals and ethnic minorities Feminists also oppose the division between public and private because of mens domination in the public sphere All state institutions in the UK are inhabited overwhealmingly by men the House of Commons has less than a sixth of its members that are female Art and literature are still male-orientated disciplines The point is that when there is a time like now where women are equal in name to men it has very little meaning to women as they are equal only in a male designed world The Greek playwright Euripides once suggested that women would only be
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