Women Vs Proletariat Analysis

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One main difference is “women are not a minority like American blacks, or the Jews; there are as many women as men on the earth” (Beauvoir, 7) Bebel draw a parallel “between women and the proletariat would be the best founded: proletarians are not a numerical minority either and yet they have never formed a separate group.” (Beauvoir, 8) Another difference is “The proletariat could plan to massacre the whole ruling class, a fanatic Jew or black could dream of seizing the secret of the atomic bomb and turning all of humanity entirely Jewish or entirely black; but a woman could not even dream of exterminating males.” (Beauvoir, 9)
Blacks and proletariat use the term “we” women do not. Beauvoir states, “women’s action have never been willing
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