As a response to this realization, many women academics began to bring these issues into their intellectual work and notice of the society. Smith argues that conceptualization of sociology is a male activity by making reference to its dependence on males. Smith holds the view that women’s strong support assists men to dominate the society. The author says that women’s routine domestic work provide favorable conditions for men to lead the society. She adds that women’s responsibility of managing male needs including food, clean clothing, and tidy work space prevent women from get employed. According to Smith, women’s standpoint can be directly related to their bodily connection to knowing. The writer blames men for running away from difficulties of life while at the same time pretending to be the rulers of the society. These primary analytic observations constitute the focal point of Smith’s work toward a different sociology for women.
The article reflects that Smith always tried to develop her perception from the standpoint of women and therefore her critical analysis of social practices and knowledge generation greatly converged with her political commitments. In order to explain women’s subordination in 1970s, Smith connects women’s exclusion from major positions of the society to knowledge that often does not fit women’s realities. She claims that the world is not made for women. By acquiring the political stance of a feminist, Smith identifies the knowledge that may work for women or the knowledge strategies that have to be revamped for the social uplift of women. According to one review, “in describing the traditional gender regime in which women keep house for men, she pointed out that besides attending to their bodily domestic needs at home, women perform analogous functions in professional and managerial settings, too” (Campbell, 2003). She