MIT21A_218JS10_q15

MIT21A_218JS10_q15 - Questions on Cole and Guy-Sheftall,...

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Questions on Cole and Guy-Sheftall, McIntosh, Williams, TIME , Lei, Forbes, P. Brown 1. “Is our attainment of patriarchal power through the oppression of women any less insidious than white people’s perpetuation of a system of racial oppression to dehumanize us?” (Cole and Guy-Sheftall: 71). Defend this position. Oppose it. 2. Describe the debate between Frederick Douglass and white suffragists in 1869. 3. What arguments were made by those who opposed equality between black men and women, according to Cole and Guy-Sheftall? 4. Compare Cole and Guy-Sheftall’s essay to the chapters we ready by Nagel on the intersections between ethnicity, sexuality, and gender. 5. What are the similarities between racism and sexism? The differences? 6. Define the concept of social control. Then describe Davis’s argument regarding street harassment and social control. 7. Davis speaks of “embodiment.” What does she mean? 8. Davis says that street harassment “can be understood as an element of a larger system of sexual terrorism” (p. 498). Discuss. 9. Compare Davis’s discussion of “actual and implied [gender] violence” to what Pascoe discovered in River High. 10.
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