Separate Spheres Ideology

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Wendy Williams questions the difference between men and women and explains the crisis we face when dealing with equality. Williams explains that past cases have made it easy for feminist, so much so, that now they are trying to cope with the issues that have come from these laws and how that attributes to the equality crisis. Williams illustrates the way the Supreme Court defines equality in regards to the separate spheres ideology. Separate spheres became the basis for governing women. In regards to marriage women would be seen as civilly dead in the eyes of the law, as her rights were merged with her husband. That’s where the idea of separate spheres comes into play. Women were to live their life in this private sphere while men lived in
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