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Unformatted text preview: b. However, it also reflects our dominant ideologies regarding masculinity and femininity. c. Mens food is tough (see Mens weight watchers advertisements); womens food is dainty and nourishing (see Luna bars or Jenny Craig). d. These gender expectations are the felt by people who purchase these products. The public gendering of food personally affects me. e. Conflict theorists discuss gender relations in terms of inequality. Their approach can be used to make sense of the relationship between gender and food and how I feel about purchasing food that is not manly. f. This would be a good section to weave in sociological references. Remember, any time you use a sociological concept or term, you must define it and use it. IV. Conclusion a. Restate what you have done. b. Why is this important? ( We can learn from this example how gender roles are created, enforce gender relations, and subverted through individual practices.)...
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