Peet And Hartwick Summary

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Today’s reading (by Peet & Hartwick) talks about feminism and feminist theory in terms of political movements, social theories, and different philosophies. The theories that the reading discusses are important in understanding gender relations as they go over the knowledge behind feminism and feminist movements, and how feminism has developed and its involvement in development. Peet and Hartwick discuss three main movements of feminism in order to argue their main points. The first movement, which took place between the 19th and 20th centuries, concentrated on equal rights; contract rights, right to vote, and property rights. The second movement expressed how capitalism was a gendered politic in that it was discriminating towards women and

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