IS-7-Crusades

IS-7-Crusades - SOC 1004 spr ing 2008 Neal King Tuesday,...

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Unformatted text preview: SOC 1004 spr ing 2008 Neal King Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Playboy magazine pr int ed men’s objection t o lifelong mar ital contracts: Women and children cost a lot t o suppor t. Men realized that they could purchase most wifely ser vices more cheaply. The women who might have mar r ied Jer r y work pink collar jobs. 1970s and 80s: the divorce penalty and mothers’ declining standards of living Vict or ians assigned the task of unpaid work t o women, depicting them as “angels” if they did it (and men as “dogs” for going for money). Women’s professional development takes us t oward a society in which no one works just for love, as society that lacks much of the solidar ity that women’s voluntar y social r ituals sustained. When they feel insecure, many people cr usade. Cr usades are high-solidar ity activities designed t o use gover nment and economic activities to change their societies. Feminist cr usade: Laws and economic policies that ease women’s movement int o professions . Traditional cr usade: Laws and policies that women’s increasing independence of husbands and the optional nature of mar r iage and parenting reduction of activity and revision of motive from economic t o sentimental, or symbolic Most mar r iages now involve two...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course SOC 1004 taught by Professor Mdhughes during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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IS-7-Crusades - SOC 1004 spr ing 2008 Neal King Tuesday,...

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