The Three Stages Of Feminism

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QUESTIONS 1. What is feminism briefly give an overview of the 3 stages of feminism, and the context in which feminism flourished. Simone de Beauvoir asserts that “one is not born, but rather becomes woman." explore this idea and explain what she means by this. Why does Simone de Beauvoir say that freedom is more important than happiness and women must strive to be free? A political movement seeking justice for women and an intellectual commitment to end sexism in all forms is Feminism. The first wave of feminism emerged on the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 out of an environment of urban industrialism and liberal, socialist politics. The objective was to create opportunities for women, with a focus on suffrage. The wave began when 300 men…show more content…
According to Marx, one must consume to survive, but to consume they must produce, and in production they must enter into relations of their will. The way people relate to the physical world and the way people relate to each other socially are linked up together in most ways. Aristocracy or nobility is the ruling class generally. The primary form of property is the possession of services and objects and while the primary form of exploitation is wage labour. Bourgeoisie the ruling class, exploits the proletariat. Capitalism is a process whereby "making money", becomes the dominant industry. Consumerism and financialization practices are a means to sustain the accumulation and flow of capital. The socialist mode of production that emerges when the accumulation of capital is no longer sustainable due to falling rates of profit in real production, and social conflict arising from the contradictions between the level of technology and automation in the economy with the capitalist form of social organization. Karl Marx made a distinction between and "upper-stage communism", and “lower stage communism" with the latter usually being called…show more content…
Like mainstream neo classical theory Marx does not offer a theory of price. He is instead interested in seeing the mechanisms of capitalist reproduction. He would not deny that there are huge differences between concrete capitalistic societies. Marx‘s critique of capitalism further includes the following; Commodity production,Commodity Alienation and Fetishism ,Exploitation.Capitalism, Law and Government Marx recognized the emergence of crisis and its resolution The development of capitalism and the Bourgeois revolution dialectically and inadvertently produced a new agent, the proletariat. "What the bourgeoisie, therefore, produces, above all, are its own grave-diggers. Its victory and fall of the proletariat are equally inevitable." the grave-diggers embody both the revolutionary potential of the proletariat and the inevitable doom facing the capitalist order Although capitalism has changed in some of its forms, its essence remains the same. Capitalist is still a system based upon the deformation of wage labourers and their exploitation and the purpose of profits for those who possess the means of production,. However, both politically and economically, the world is radically different from the world of Marx’s
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