Within this page a video is embedded which makes use of the ‘Good Wife’s Guide’ extract found in many A-level and GCSE textbooks. Students could use this material to outline an account of the Feminist view of the family and then to identify ways in which the family might be a negative environment for a woman to be in.

This website provides a range of useful information for Sociology students, the material on feminism being located here:

Discover More Feminist views of the family (Marxist and Radical)

An informative PowerPoint on feminism can be found here:

Discover More Feminist Perspectives on the Family, Download Fempers.ppt

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