This is a really interesting blog post, I never realised just how many different flavours of feminism there were. I suppose as people have come to feminism with different experiences then they’d have a different interpretation of the route to the same goal – equality of the sexes.
A lot. There are a number of schools of thought within feminism, some of them are better known than others. While there is a misconception that feminism is divided as a result of these various schools, the differences between the schools are differences in methodology and not differences in their end goal. All feminists want equality of the sexes. This has always been the main goal of feminism. But different types of feminism believe that female inequality is caused by different things. Few feminists fit in to only one school of thought.
The different schools are as follows:
Liberal Feminism: Liberal feminists accept the classical liberal notion that all people are inherently rational. Since women are people, women are rational. Liberal feminists believe that it is this rationality that makes women deserving of equal treatment.
Marxist Feminism: Marxist feminists believe that the inequality suffered by women is caused by capitalism…
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