USB Ap 61

USB Ap 61 - Do not play child Simply Pray In the...

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Do not play child. Simply Pray. In the article “Sea Monster Vs. Barbie Girls” Messner defines genders  culture, structure, and interaction. Gender as interaction is the level at which  people perform gender. Gender as Structure is the reflection, recreation, and  naturalizing of the hierarchical order of gender in things such as sex segregated  teams and leader positions. Gender as culture is related to the assignment of  certain cultural symbols to specific genders (team names, colors). I was 18 when I became an exchange student my senior year of high  school and choose a third world country as my destination, I knew I would face  inequalities base upon gender. Oddly enough, most of the guff I received for my  “manly qualities” (speaking of politics, playing soccer, wearing tennis shoes)  came from female sources. The men in my community were more than willing to 
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Wortmann during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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