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Paper Guidelines - Professor Juliet Williams Women's Studies 10 Winter 2008 PAPER ASSIGNMENT For this assignment please write a 4-5 page paper

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Professor Juliet Williams Women’s Studies 10 Winter 2008 P APER A SSIGNMENT For this assignment, please write a 4-5 page paper addressing ONE of the questions presented below. This paper is due NO LATER THAN the start of lecture on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 TH . Papers submitted once lecture has begun will be penalized for lateness . _____________________________________ 1. Like white privilege, male privilege serves as “an invisible weightless knapsack of special provisions, assurances, tools, maps, guides, codebooks, passports, visas, clothes, compass, emergency gear, and blank checks” (McIntosh, p. 10). How does the documentary series Transgeneration deepen and complicate our understanding of what male privilege is, and who has access to these advantages? How do the subjects of the film engage and negotiate the issue of male privilege? 2. Judith Lorber contends that “transvestites and transsexuals do not challenge the social construction of gender. Their goal is to be feminine women and masculine men” (p. 45). Assess the merits of Lorber’s claims in light of the
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This note was uploaded on 07/02/2008 for the course WOM STD 10 taught by Professor Williams during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Paper Guidelines - Professor Juliet Williams Women's Studies 10 Winter 2008 PAPER ASSIGNMENT For this assignment please write a 4-5 page paper

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