SOCE 145 04.29.08

SOCE 145 04.29.08 - SOCE 145 - 04.29.08 (Tuesday) It takes...

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SOCE 145 - 04.29.08 (Tuesday) It takes 2 gallons for oil to make a water bottle. Women and violence o Batter Wife Syndrome - women are vulnerable and depend on male therefore stay within abusive relationship. Maryherds Why is BWS is a way to explain why women stay in a particular relationship and use violence to get out of the relationship Argument: BWS reinforce gender notion of violence o When male uses violence is okay and expect when women results to violence is unusual and conflict with the ideal women in society Sets out to assist women, but reinforce the idea of gender and violence o 1. It sets out to liberate women from men, but still set women into the stereotypes o 2. Another problem: Not all women who are battered go on to kill their husbands BWS does good and bad When power favor women they will commit violence o Women violent against children o When the power conditions are right, women will commit violence to their husbands * The more society equalizes and women move away from their stereotype characteristics , women will become more violent.
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2009 for the course SOC 620264 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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SOCE 145 04.29.08 - SOCE 145 - 04.29.08 (Tuesday) It takes...

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