Third-Wave Feminism and the Defense of “Choice”

@article{SnyderHall2010ThirdWaveFA,
  title={Third-Wave Feminism and the Defense of “Choice”},
  author={Claire Snyder-Hall},
  journal={Perspectives on Politics},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={255 - 261}
}
How should feminist theorists respond when women who claim to be feminists make “choices” that seemingly prop up patriarchy, like posing for Playboy, eroticizing male dominance, or advocating wifely submission? This article argues that the conflict between the quest for gender equality and the desire for sexual pleasure has long been a challenge for feminism. In fact, the second-wave of the American feminist movement split over issues related to sexuality. Feminists found themselves on opposite… 
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