WALT: Explore feminist views of the
An evaluation of feminist views on the
Young & Wilmott
Dark Side of the Family
How times have changed
men as the enemy
Family and Marriage
Idea that women
should live away
WALT: Compare different feminist views
on the topic of the family.
View of the
Dark Side of
might women become dependent
What may lead to women's problems
being ignored within court?
How could you criticise this picture of
family life?(Include at least five points)
Why does the family offer to perfect
space for the dark side of the family?
in political lesbianism- The idea
that women should choose to be
lesbians to escape the oppression of
exploited by men:
Liberal feminists believe that there gender
is not a natural thing. They believe men
and women should be treated exactly the
same. There is no nature of the sexes just
They feel that greater equality within the
family would be beneficial for both men
Liberal Feminists believe that since the
1960s women's oppression is being
Research task Find 3 laws that have been
introduced since the 1960s to give women
Liberal Feminists do not see men as the
enemy because they believe that changes
will benefit men as well as women.
How does this prove
liberal feminists point?
What they want to see happen now?
Children need to be socialised within the
family to see there is no such thing as
Needs to be more reforms bought in to
bring women greater equality.
Marxist Feminists believe men are not the enemy but instead capitalism is.
Reproduce the Labour Force: Through unpaid domestic labour women are
producing the next generation of workers are maintaining the current one.
Women Absorb Anger: Ansley (1972) Described women to be takers of shit
who soak up the frustration their husbands feel because of the alienation
and exploitation they suffer at work.
Reserve Army of Cheap Labour Women can be taken on as extra workers
when they are needed. When they are no longer needed employers can let
them go to return to their primary roel as unpaid domestic labour.
can women be seen to serve the
economic needs of the country?
What would Marxist Feminists say about
domestic abuse? (How is this different
from radical feminists)
What would be causing males to feel
Where have women been used as a
reserve army of labour in the past?
On the grid explain what the different
feminists would say about each different
Male led mother and baby
Women doing typical male
jobs during the war.
Disney Films which show
a Prince and Princess.