Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Marxist feminist theory


Published on

Marxist feminist theory

  1. 1. Marxist Feminist theory
  2. 2. Feminism • Feminism is a social / political movement concerned with women’s rights, aiming to point out and condemn their suffrage • It believes that all of society’s powers are based on patriarchy (patriarchy is a system in which men hold all positions of power and authority) • Feminism believes that in a patriarchal world, women have no rights or powers
  3. 3. What Is Marxist Feminism? • Marxist feminism is a sub-type of feminist ideology which focuses on the dismantling of capitalism as a way to liberate women. • Marxist feminism states that economic inequality, dependence, political confusion and ultimately unhealthy social relations between men and women are the root of women's oppression in the current social context. • This idea was laid by Engels.
  4. 4. Marxist feminism • Marxism claims that individuals are under the oppression of a dominant power structure • Marxist feminism points out the roll of capitalism in the oppression of women
  5. 5. Marxism: Economic structure Feminism: Women's rights EQUALITY