Marxism vs Feminism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between marxism and feminism

is that marxism is the socialist philosophy and political program developed by while feminism is (dated) the state of being feminine.

marxism

English

Noun

(-)
  • The socialist philosophy and political program founded by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels; .
  • The socialist ideology of the followers of Karl Marx; a radical, revolutionary political philosophy that aims to capture state power, introduce a dictatorship of the proletariat, and then progress to communism.
  • See also

    * Marxism-Leninism * capitalism * communism * feudalism English eponyms English words suffixed with -ism

    feminism

    Noun

  • (dated) The state of being feminine.
  • A social theory or political movement arguing that legal and social restrictions on females must be removed in order to bring about equality of both sexes in all aspects of public and private life.
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , date = 1926-11-27 , title = The Talk of the Town , magazine = The New Yorker , issn = 0028-792X , page = 17 , passage = Women are still forbidden to smoke there... Ardent though we are in feminism , we applaud this stand... }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 1996 , author = Jan Jindy Pettman , title = Worlding Women: A feminist international politics , pages = ix-x , passage = There are by now many feminisms' (Tong, 1989; Humm, 1992). Alongside and often overlapping with older-identified distinctions between liberal, socialist, radical and cultural '''feminisms''', for example (important as they are in their different accounts of sexual difference and gender power), are variously named black, third-world ethnic-minority ' feminisms , themselves far from homogenous. }}

    Antonyms

    * antifeminism * masculism

    Derived terms

    * cyberfeminism * ecofeminism * feminazi * feminist * feministic * first-wave feminism * fourth-wave feminism * postfeminism * profeminism * second-wave feminism * third-wave feminism

    See also

    * egalitarianism, equalism , Wicca English words suffixed with -ism