Why would someone agree or disagree with feminist theory?

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Feminist theory is defined as the way feminism is explored and examined through artistic, philosophical, and theoretical discourse. At its core, feminist theory attempts to understand the nature of gender inequality through the examination of gender roles constructed by society and history. In traditional gender roles which have been reinforced by centuries of art, media, and business, men are positioned in the dominant role and act as providers for the family while women are expected to run the household and care for children.

These gender roles are extended to define men as strong, smart, and independent and define women as weak, passive, and dependent on their male partners. These gender roles manifest into the relationship between men and...

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