November 19 RQ

November 19 RQ - Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November...

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Name: Noel Mejia Soci 130 FA 2008 November 19 Reading Questions Bennett 1996: 1. In what ways does Bennett argue that allowing same-sex couples to marry will broaden the definition of marriage? The denial of same sex marriage is considered denying someone’s sexuality, and allowing someone to alter this prohibition will make other types of denied marriages want to allow what they believe in which in turn would further complicate the definition of marriage, which is already a fragile definition 2. a. What does Bennett mean when he says marriage is an ‘honorable estate?’ he calls it one of the most recognized institutions in most cultures that are in many ways very different…it is the most celebrated socialization between a man and a woman and he feels that it should not be redefined by alternative social constructions such as homosexuality b. What roles does Bennett believe that men and women should have within marriage? They should complement each other as the most valuable union between a man and a woman 3. a.
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