women culture society pg1

women culture society pg1 - Uma Narayan Essence of Culture...

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Women, Culture, Society Magda Grabowska, Summer 2009 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR THE FINAL EXAM Audre Lorde Why does Lorde end with a poem? What is sexism/racism/classism/hetereosexism/ageism? What is the mythical norm in the contemporary western society? How is difference treated nowadays? How should it be conceptualized according to Lorde? Judith Lorber “Social construction of gender” Why does Lorber refer to bodies as “social bodies”? How sports maintain women secondary status? Provide examples.
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Unformatted text preview: Uma Narayan Essence of Culture and a Sense of History: A Feminist Critique of Cultural Essentialism What is gender essentialism? What does cultural essentialism mean? How can gender and cultural essentialism be related? Anne Fausto-Sterling Five Sexes Who is the intersexual/transgender/ transsexual person? What is the gender/sex world that she is advocating? What is sociobiology?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2010 for the course WOMEN CULT 101 taught by Professor Lee during the Summer '08 term at Rutgers.

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