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date: 01 March 2024

feminism. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
Author(s):
Susan MendusSusan Mendus

This is a term with many nuances of meaning. In a narrow sense it refers to attempts to attain equal legal and political rights for women, while in its broadest sense it refers to any theory which sees the relationship between the sexes as one of inequality, subordination, or oppression, and which aims to identify and remedy the sources of that oppression.... ...

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