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Unformatted text preview: Nicole Barbour 9/27/09 Essay Evaluation Humanities 106 Generalizing Gender The idea of gender often times forms lives and is the framework of society. In Night to His Day: The Social Construction of Gender, Judith Lorber explores the different facets of sexuality and how statuses have influenced the stereotypical definition of gender. The topic of gender is apparent and prominent in everyday life. The roles of men and women have unquestionably changing in society; however, the division of the sexes is still evident. Judith Lorber presents her main points by breaking down the different aspects of gender from individual and societal point of views. The ultimate purpose of her writing is to discuss the attitudes and viewpoints of gender as well as communicating the influence society has had. Lorber makes the assertion that cultures have advanced with regards to the equality of men and women. Gender roles are more open to transformations than they had previously because today women....
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course HUM 106 taught by Professor Online during the Fall '09 term at Pierce College.
- Fall '09