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A Gender Debate

Summary: Discusses some of the diferences between men and women.
Gender refers to the psychological, social, and cultural differences between males and females. Gender also means the physiological and anatomical differences between the male and female bodies. Most socio-biologists believe differences in sex are a result of differences in the thinking and behavior of men and women. They argue gender identity is formed through socialization. Gender structures every aspect of an individual's life through social relationships and all forms of interaction with society including work.

Marxist writers note that pre-capitalism depended on a working relationship. Men dominated the public sphere while a woman's place was in the private sphere. John Stuart Mill (1869) wrote one of the first political tracts to address what was to become `The Woman Question' in Victorian society. Mill detailed the social inequalities built into the marriage contract, including disparate property rights and a woman's familial responsibilities. Mill argued that women should move into...

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