Week 2 Online Quiz WS 204
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Activists began working to establish a place for women in the academy
NOT on the fiftieth anniversary of then1848 Seneca Falls Convention
According to the textbook authors, patriarchy is a system where men and masculine bodies dominate because power and authority are held in the hands of adult men.
Which of the following are core principles of feminism according to our textbook's authors? Select all that apply
Feminism concerns equality and justice that anticipates a future that guarantees human dignity and equality for all
Feminism is invested in celebrating masculinity and femininity equally, since both have been equally demonized in our society.
Feminism is inclusive and affirming of women and expressions of femininity and celebrates women's achievements and struggles.
Feminism is a primarily a self-help or personal system to guide self discovery.
Feminism is committed to advancing cultural relativism as a way to celebrate all women's achievements.
Bell hooks states that since its inception, feminism has been polarized between reformist and revolutionary thinkers. What is the difference between these two groups?
reformists emphasize gender equality while revolutionaries focus on transforming the system to end patriarchy.
Feminist activism of the second wave contributed to the creation or passage of all of the following EXCEPT
Equal Rights Amendment (1967)
In a Constitutional Argument, Elizabeth Cady Stanton argues that she has a lawful right to vote.
Which of the following was discussed in the Declaration of Sentiments?
From what 19th century social movement did first wave feminism emerge?
the temperance movement
all of these
none of these
NOT all of these
In addition to providing an academic framework for inquiry into the way gender influences behavior and thought, the purpose of Women's and Gender Studies (WGS) is to
Organize and advocate for social change
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