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Sociology 2 - o Ridicule o Group exclusion • Formal...

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Sociology 2 27/03/2008 12:03:00 Matrix of Inequality (Domination/Oppression) Institutional/Structural o Overarching macro structure of society, policies, laws Cultural/Symbolic o Images, norms, values, broadly symbolic stuff Individual/Biographic o Race, class, gender, sexuality that form our own biography o “Big Scary Mannish Dykeeeee” Demonizes feminism Embodiment of the extreme Boundary-maker Social Control Refers to anything we do to o 1. Increase conformity to social norms (social rules) o 2. Decrease deviance from social norms (norm violations) Two types of power o Repressive Control that works by prohibiting things o (Self) Disciplinary Produces types of people “I want to be healthy.” *Discursive We participate, sometimes without even realizing Face to face confrontations are Relational Controls o Informal
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o “Are you really going to wear that?”
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Unformatted text preview: o Ridicule o Group exclusion • Formal social control o Norms that are written down Laws Policy Psychiatric diagnosis o Enforcement of social norms by individuals who are “authorized” to do so by particular institutions Law Medicine Religion Education ← Principle of Consistency • Pattered way that sex, gender, and sexuality are “supposed” to fit together • We read sex off of gender • We read sexuality off of gender • If sport is naturally “masculine,” makes sense that women who play sports would be considered masculine, and thus manly and lesbian. • Post WW2 was when things reached their peak with people trying to maintain the binary o Women had been laboring for money and playing sport 27/03/2008 12:03:00 ← 27/03/2008 12:03:00 ←...
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