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Unformatted text preview: Muted Group Theory- Kramarae and Ardener Kramarae- Combined her last name with her husband when married (to show equality) Talks about Male dominance over females. Women and men perceive the world differently because of different experiences. Men have always dominated women in areas such as sports, work. The only way women can become equal is for women to conform to the world of men. Translation process-> conceptualizing, scanning vocab, encoding -> changing the way one tells a story to conform it so others understand Second shift- 8 hours at a job plus a second days work once they get home (kids, feeding family, husband,etc) Pearsons study on genlets- Women focused on relationships being evaluated, men focus on competition. Anyone ever been silenced, humiliated-> doesnt only have to be women. Standpoint Theory- Hegel -> Hartsock (GERMANY) Master- slave relations Class structure limits understandings of social relations- dominant group has the power, subordinate group is jealous of them and therefore feels negatively toward them. jealous of them and therefore feels negatively toward them....
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course COMM 250 taught by Professor Gaines during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08