[tags: Papers] - Feminism and ideas of sexual equality were very dispersed in the 1960’s.
Generally, liberal feminists tend to be conservative, willing to work with the current system to bring change and emphasize the equality of men and women.
Many talented women artist banded together during the 1960-1970s to be able fight the societal view as a woman.
Their art was sometimes not accepted by society for exploring subjects that were not accepted for that time....
[tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, Gender] - Identity is often considered to be you sense of self, and who you believe you are.
This often pertains to membership to a certain group, and identifying with people of the same or similar identity to yourself.
Most notably of these types will be the main groups that consist of socialist feminists, liberal feminists, and radical feminists.
I will describe the goals and ideals of these groups along with describing how a functionalist and conflict theorist looks at gender....
This misogyny, Tyson reminds us, can extend into diverse areas of our culture: "Perhaps the most chilling example..found in the world of modern medicine, where drugs prescribed for both sexes often have been tested on male subjects only" (85).
Feminist criticism is also concerned with less obvious forms of marginalization such as the exclusion of women writers from the traditional literary canon: "...unless the critical or historical point of view is feminist, there is a tendency to underrepresent the contribution of women writers" (Tyson 84).