A. Idealist and essentialist: Can the body be a source of self- knowledge?
B. Sexuality is not an innate quality, sexuality is not a natural given, but rather is the consequence of social interactions, among people and among signs
C. Sexist ideologies
D. What about variations in class, in race, and in culture among women?
E. Materialist feministsâ€™ critique
F. Whether the assertion of a shared female nature made by fÃ©minitÃ© can help us in feminist action toward a variety of goals
G. Colette Guillaumin, arguing along similar lines in Questions fÃ©ministÃ©s , points out that the psychic characteristics praised by advocates of fÃ©minitÃ© have in fact been determined by the familial and economic roles imposed on women by men.
H. The authorâ€™s critique
1. It neglects differences among women
2. Understand and respect the diversity
3. A monolithic vision of shared female sexuality