Mill, Gender Ideal and Gender Oppression: Do Feminists Need to Abolish Gender Roles?

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Popa, Bogdan;
(2011)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: gender | Mill | feminism | ideal | oppressive | liberalism | androgynism | family | equality | negativity | Arts and Humanities | Other Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

While feminist scholarship generally looks at Mill’s ambiguities as confusions or flaws, I suggest that Mill’s ambivalence has to be taken at face value by feminist theory.Many feminists – and particularly liberal feminists- feel that human beings cannot develop their t... View more
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