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

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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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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course HIST 218 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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