Do people tend to overlook the economic political influences associated with feminism?
Consider the millions and millions of dollars associated just with domestic violence for example. When police forces come to rely on government funding of that nature, they are certainly encourged to show there is a continuing problem, needing continued funding. It's much the same with with private organizations that raise millions. I was reading how a couple women were fired from one such organization after questioning the accuracy of what information was being realeased as well as where much of the money actually went. People here often focus on actions and how those benefit men or women, but I think often the economic influences of how benefits from policy decisions is overlooked. What do you think? Where else have you seen the ecnomics of gender issues come into play? CAustin - I agree it's in no way unique to feminism and I think the politics of ethenol is another great example. I know many who also argue that philisophically, not paying any attention to the economic politics of the issue. It just occured to me that people here rarely mention the influence that groups trying to raise or obtain money has on policies related to gender.
Asked By: Common Sense - 1/30/2013
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
That's an interesting point to consider, but I wouldn't say it's unique to feminism. Economic investment creates a political inertia behind just about any strongly-lobbied cause... More
Answered By: CAustin - 1/30/2013
Additional Answers (2)
You are right. Feminism has hardly influenced government care for women... More
Answered By: Eliot K - 1/30/2013
Politics: the allocation of resources. I trust the greed of the private sector over the deception of the government. Feminism has cost this country a pretty penny with all their initiatives. But what do they care, it's not their money.
Answered By: The Fall of Man - 1/30/2013
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Legitimate Survey for Cash.Extra Money for You,Join Here!
Find All Jobs Hiring in Your Area. Hiring Immediately - Apply Today!
Shop Online or Sign Up To Sell AVON & Earn Fast Cash Today!
Other Career Questions
Do most mechanical engineering jobs offer job security?
What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.
Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
2013 Engineering Jobs Outlook
Engineers will find job opportunities in select disciplines in 2013, with candidates who are all-around, client-oriented businesspeople in demand.
Best-Paying Jobs by Major
What could you earn with a particular four-year degree? Find out by checking out this list of the top-paying jobs for 20 of the most common majors.
Eight High-Paying, Secure Jobs
Want to earn a good salary and enjoy a measure of job security as well? Check out these well-paying jobs on tap for fast growth in the coming years.