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lecture+22 - Women, Culture, and Society Class 22 Theory in...

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Women, Culture, and Society Class 22 Theory in Practice: Issues Facing Women. Violence Note: Image from the Silent Witness Exhibit
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Organization Introduce reading and author Main point Introduce guest speaker for next class
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Introduce reading and author Reading: “Rape-Prone Versus Rape-Free Campus Cultures” (ch.29 in reader) Originally published as a 1996 journal article in Violence Against Women Author: Peggy Reeves Sanday Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania Written extensively about rape, male and female power, and anthropological field work in Indonesia and Malaysia
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Main Point This article makes the case for analyzing what factors make a culture rape-free or rape-prone. Ultimately, violence against women cannot be treated as a problem of individual men, but rather as the product of cultural ideas and the everyday practices of gender. Sanday compares data about the dominant attitudes about women and
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Gottlieb during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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