MIT21A_218JS10_q03

MIT21A_218JS10_q03 - QUESTIONS ON GORDON, GOULD, SCHMIDT...

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QUESTIONS ON GORDON, GOULD, SCHMIDT & MOORE, KONDO, AND P. PASCOE 1. Describe the social purity movement, as described by Gordon. What contemporary reform movements resemble it? 2. What did the suffrage, free love, and temperance movements advocate? 3. Describe the “voluntary motherhood” movement. 4. Discuss the 19 th century notion that men had excessive sex drives. Include the ideas about causation, and about correcting such excess. 5. Discuss the concept of “the right of children not to be born” (p. 122). Is this notion still with us in 2010? If so, what form(s) does it take? 6. Describe the goals of the feminists of the latter half of the 19 th century. 7. How did “the cult of true womanhood” differ from “the glory of motherhood”? (p. 133). 8. Discuss Lamarckian notions of evolution. 9. Discuss any notions you are familiar with that concern the effects of pregnant women’s behavior on the embryo/fetus. Are any of these psychological? (p. 122) 10. Discuss the role of eugenics in the evolution of feminism in the latter half of the 19 th century. 11. Discuss notions about the superiority of women in the latter half of the 19 th century. 12. What is Social Darwinism? Does it continue today? 13.
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