Feminist Development Theory


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The main purpose of creating a theory of development specifically for women was:

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1. Orientation to others states that:

2. What phase are women in when they find themselves trying to change their personalities to fit in with male counterparts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Feminist Development Theory examines the intrinsic traits of women and how those natural characteristics manifest themselves during different stages of growth and development. This quiz/worksheet combo helps you understand the roots of feminist development theory, the stages of female development and the objectives of the therapists who introduced this framework of feminist psychology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Orientation
  • The compromises women learn to make to fit in
  • The goals of feminist development theory
  • Problems associated with women seeking self-awareness
  • The result of self-awareness and acceptance

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allows you to test the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about feminist development theory and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the origins and goals of feminist development theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to explain some of the different stages outlined in feminist development theory

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson, Feminist Development Theory. This lesson covers the following objective:

  • Understand why feminist theory of development was introduced
  • Describe the process outlined in feminist development theory
  • Explain how fitting in differs for men and women
  • Understand how feminist development theory attempts to help women discover their potential