What is Feminist Theory? - Definition & Overview

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What type of feminists seek to expand the rights of women through legislation?

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1. Which type of feminism regards capitalism as increasing patriarchy by concentrating power in the hands of a small number of men?

2. Which type of feminism proposes that men not only benefit from the exploitation of women, but that they are responsible for it as well.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Feminism, in general, is a movement that strives to attain equal gender rights for women. However, there are many different types of feminist theories, all with different approaches and frameworks. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding the different types of feminist theory. Some things you'll be assessed on include which type of feminism seeks gender equality through legislation, which type of feminism regards capitalism as increasing patriarchy, and which type of feminism holds that men not only benefit from the exploitation of women but are responsible for it as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Gender equality through legislation
  • Capitalism as increasing patriarchy
  • Feminism type which holds that men not only benefit from the exploitation of women but are also responsible for it
  • How many basic principles feminists agree with
  • Facts about feminism

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of feminist theories
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about specific feminist theories, their relevant ideas, and how they differ from other theories
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on feminism and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about the different types of feminism, review the accompanying lesson titled What is Feminist Theory? - Definition & Overview. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Basic feminist ideas
  • Liberal feminism
  • Socialist feminism
  • Radical feminism
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