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Response to UnrepentantLiberal (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 02:01 PM

1. Really interesting opinion piece.

This really resonates with me:
Other feminists worried that the equation of feminism with an individual womanís choice to opt out of the work force undermined the movementís commitment to a larger vision of gender equity and justice. Joan Williams, the founding director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of Californiaís Hastings College of the Law, argued that defining feminism as giving mothers the choice to stay home assumes that their partners have the responsibility to support them, and thus denies choice to fathers. The political theorist Lori Marso noted that emphasizing personal choice ignores the millions of women without a partner who can support them.



The way this country is going backward on family supports though, is really ugly.

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