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Unformatted text preview: during sexual intercourse. Medicalization Take a process/body state, find cure, & contain illness. Ex. Pregnancy has been medicalized b/c it is completely natural but is treated like a condition. Hegemony power of society that makes you think a certain way about the world. Ex. Transvestites having to choose between male and female bathrooms and dealing with confrontation. Either youre a male or female, or you dont pee. Gender roles performances or gender. Women wearing dresses is a gender role. Gender Ideology myths/stories behind roles Essentialism idea that there is an essential difference between masculine and feminine. Ex: Genesis...
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- Spring '07
- Cultural Anthropology