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 you’re a male or female, or you don’t 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, biological factor Gender, mother/mother, father/father