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Unformatted text preview: Topics covered: Sex & gender (CH 9) Sexualities (CH 10) Politics & government (CH 14) Family (CH 12)  Format (5pts) & Content (15pts) Read “White Privilege: Unpacking the Knapsack” by Peggy McIntosh Posted in e-learning under the homework folder  On a SEPARATE sheet of paper, answer the questions listed in the “daily effects of white privilege” section, KEEP ANONYMOUS, NO NAME/IDENTIFICATION Due Friday in class  Critically & in-depth , answer the following questions, incorporating your own ideas and information from the article: What are the main themes in each of the sections – the introduction, “daily effects of white privilege”, “elusive & fugitive” & “earned strength & unearned power”? 2-3 sentences per section Have you ever thought of the idea of being white as a privilege? Why or why not? How does the notion of gender play into the idea of white privilege? What was your initial reaction when reading the article? Did this reaction change upon completion? How & Why? Which part of the article intrigued you the most? Why? List 2 questions that would facilitate discussion regarding the reading Format Proper heading & font Due Wednesday, 11/12  Be prepared to discuss answers and ask questions in class on Wednesday Chapter 12 Week 11 The Family Tree  Family & Ethnicity  Forming Families  Parenting  Family Transitions  Violence in Families Families as Kinship Systems Family : the basic unit in society; traditionally consists of 2 parents rearing their children but can vary Kinship systems : social systems that locate individuals by reference to their families, that is by common biological ancestry, legal marriage, or adoption Types of descent: Matrilineal : tracing one’s ancestry through the mother Patrilineal : tracing one’s ancestry through the father Bilineal : tracing one’s ancestry through both parents Culture & Forms of the Family Families Fundamental cultural institutions Transfer of property Establish lines of succession Regulation of sexuality Legitimacy : social arrangements that ensure men know what children they have produced. Families then bear the economic & emotional burden of raising only the children that belong to them Monogamy : the most common arrangement, marriage between 2 people Culture & Forms of the Family (cont.) Polygamy : marriage between 3/+ people Polygyny : the most common form, marriage between 1 man & 2/+ women Ex: Yoruba of Nigeria & same-sex polygyny Polyandry : rare form, 1 woman & 2/+ men...
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SYG 2000 taught by Professor Joos during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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