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Gender Conflict Theory

Gender Conflict Theory

Author: Sadie Pendaz

This lesson will explain, define and discuss the key ideas and basic components of gender conflict theory, as well as the major contributions of gender conflict theorists Harriet Martineau and Jane Addams. 

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Source: Harriet Martineau image, Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Harriet_martineau_portrait.jpg, Quote by Jane Addams: Source David Mark Purdy, Wikipedia Public Domain

Terms to Know
  • Feminism

    ​Support for the equality of men and women.

  • ​Gender Conflict Theory

    A specific variation of social conflict theory that prioritizes the inequality and conflict between men and women.

  • ​Harriet Martineau

    ​The first female sociologist; she fought for women's rights to education.

  • ​Jane Addams

    ​An applied sociologist and founder of the Hull House.