Week Seven Reading Questions

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Week Seven Reading Questions Roberts – “From Norplant to Contraceptive Vaccine” 1) What is Norplant and how does it work? What are some side effects associated with its use? 2) What are the consequences of giving incentives to women who use Norplant and why does Roberts see this as a problem? 3) Why won’t Norplant solve the problem of teen pregnancy? 4) How do notions of reproductive freedom that are usually associated with new methods of birth control play out differently when examined in terms of race and class? Ehrenreich – “What Abu Ghraib Taught Me” 1) What did Abu Ghraib teach Ehrenreich? Just because one is a women doesn’t make her morally superior to men. 2) How does an event like this change the way we see women and femininity? Society views women as soft and caring, and it diminishes that view by showing that like men, they can be barbaric. 3) In what ways does Abu Ghraib challenge the goals of a representative type of gender equality? It challenges gender equality in that it is saying that women want to behave as
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