Gender's Power

Power of Gender
        Maria Cole says the inequality of woman in positions of power is easy to see when comparing the United States and Poland from economic, political, education, and ideological viewpoints from the end of 19th century to the early 1930s. In the United States, the industrial growth increased rapidly. She looks at the developed policy was in decentralized structure and limited suffrage. The women’s education is restricted and women held a lower career stature. On the contrary, in Poland, the capitalism was limited and the economy was weak. For her, the policy was liberal democracy and universal suffrage, women’s education was less restricted, and women were on a higher stature. The study shows these historical causes are the basic reasons between the uneven status of men and women. This has lead to the unequal power of gender.
        The American economic and political effect is the basic cause to the unequal balance of gender power. The development of collective industrial power increased in the 19th century, which turned America into a powerful nation. She examines the strong cooperative economy is based on middle-class American men, who support the family and is dominate in the household. Therefore, men have more power over women and this power leads to the control of women’s suffrage, career, and education. The second economic effect of the gender power is that economic growth helps most middle-class American men have enough money to provide their families so that women do not need to work for money to maintain the household.   She explains the fact that men control the cash gave men the gender power.
        She argues the political structure is another cause that separated men and women. These political differents caused gender inequality .The concept of socialism by which men and women were equal lead to social unrest and upheaval at that time. Until this time the two sexes were segregated.   Men have the right to vote what they think is...