Michele Barret: Ideology and the Cultural Production of Gender

“Prostitution is not a harmless “private” transaction but a powerful means of creating, reinforcing, and perpetuating the objectification of women through sexuality.” Applications of Feminist Legal Theory to Women’s Lives, p.

Sexism or gender discrimination is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender

Such rhetoric obscures their more important premise that specifically addresses the male power dynamic that reinforces and perpetuates itself by ignoring certain biological and cultural facts.

In spite of the fact that radical feminists tend to overemphasize or globalize concepts such as degradation, they appear to more than compensate for it by making several assertions that have high credibility.


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