Sex Distinction

Charlotte Perkins Gilman stated in Women and Economics that, “We are more affected by our relation to each other than by our physical environment…The serious dangers and troubles of human life arise from difficulties of adjustment with our social environment.” Within this comes the theory of “sexuo-economic relations”. An example of this is when women […]

Charlotte Perkins Gilman: Female clairvoyance in a patriarchal world

I. Review of the Readings Women and Economics The female depends almost entirely on the male for her subsistence. It is he who provides her food, shelter, and clothing. Indeed, the material conditions that exist for the female are realized through the wages that the male to whom she is wed earns. Meanwhile, her labor […]

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