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What did bell hooks say feminism is?

A struggle to end sexist/patriarchal oppression and the ideology of domination.
A political commitment rather than a lifestyle choice.

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What did bell hooks say determine discrimination?

Race and class as well as sex determine the extend to which individuals are exploited, discriminated against or oppressed.

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Theory in a nutshell

Feminism is a political struggle to end patriarchal domination and other factors affect this domination including race and class.