There was little appreciation of the social, cultural, economic, or political attributes of non-Western societies. Whose knowledge? Young changed the sexual behavior of both male and female rats by manipulating the amount of male and female hormones that the rats received during their early development.
For all systematic causal analyses, we want to consider how the phenomenon being examined varies in regular or predictable ways across conditions, settings, types of people, places, or the like.
This pattern — a strong negative association between the share of women in the labor force and the gender gap across predominantly Christian countries, and a lack of association across other countries — is clearest when it comes to the gender gap in daily prayer, but a similar pattern is observed in importance of religion.
We want to ask ourselves if the gender aspect of the interaction will be influenced by these other circumstances that seem relevant to interactions.
Ernest Nagel. A number of non-reproductive behaviors in rats are also effected by testosterone exposure around birth. This leads some theorists to propose that we should talk about our "feminisms" only in the plural, since there is no one set of feminist principles or understandings beyond the very, very general ones to which feminists in every race, class, and culture will assent.
Key areas of focus within feminist theory include discrimination and exclusion on the basis of sex and genderobjectification, structural and economic inequality, power and oppression, and gender roles and stereotypesamong others.
One of the tenets of feminist theorizing is that knowledge should be formulated from a broader base of experience. These are biological facts, young children do depend on their mothers.
This evidence too must be open to critical scrutiny no less than what is traditionally defined as relevant evidence. As women become more like men in activities outside the home, they theorize, women also may become more similar in levels of religiousness.