Liberalism is not Friend of Gender Equality’

Williamson, Milly. 2014. Liberalism is not Friend of Gender Equality’. Open Democracy, [Article]

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Historically, liberal thought was not aligned with female emancipation or gender equality. The idea that women were inferior to men and needed to be kept in a state of dependency was not a betrayal of liberalism – instead, it was at the heart of liberal thinking.

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Media, Communications and Cultural Studies


22 October 2014Published Online

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29 Oct 2018 12:13

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