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Unformatted text preview: Misogyny- unreasonable fear and hatred of women. defined as a ritual hatred and fear of women . Men have a feminine aspect inside of them they have a fear of castration. Men have it rough and women have all the power. Different then we see misogyny in the west they fear womens periods in the sambian cultures(Dont allow to them work or cook and isolate them from society) Women are stupid and are big losers Ali isnt in our buzz group. Both cultures have a fear of women yet in different senses, afraid of the biological aspect. Embarrassing to show that youre having your period. The women should be isolated into more inferior buzz groups. Culture versus individual men. Misogynistic things instilled into you when you were young. Women shouldnt be allowed to talk in class. If they have good ideas they can write it down and hand it to a person of the superior gender (male) and he can decide if its worth saying out loud. Women shouldnt be allowed to have the same education opportunities of men because their stupid questions would hinder the males education. Difference between Sambian and American Misogyny- Sambian misogyny is based around the insecurity of the masculine identity that women are going to threaten men certain aspects of that in the American culture. In the media whenever you have the female hero she is always allowed to be strong but not too strong. Always something about her that is a weakness. Patriarchy- man have authority over women. They can tell women what they can or cant do. Men adopt certain postures towards women and women acquiesce in this. These could be defensive for men. Different foods men and women are allowed to eat in Sambian and American culture. In Sambian culture men and women are allowed to eat in Sambian and American culture....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHI 101 taught by Professor Finberg during the Spring '08 term at Swarthmore.
- Spring '08