Chapter 7&8 outline

Chapter 7&8 outline - Chapter 8 Violence A The...

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Chapter 8: Violence A. The Gendered Continuum of Violence 1. Cultural transformation theory- dominator model structures hierarchal societies, which depend on threat and violence to survive 2. Partnership model- organizes societies that are more sexually egalitarian, more peaceful, less hierarchal, and less authoritarian 3. Street Harassment: A Geography of Fear a. Violence more likely to occur between acquaintances rather than strangers b. Fear of crime and public violence gendered c. Street harassers in Berlin, LA, Rome, and Vienna only harass women during the day d. Interviews with street harassers revealed that men don’t think about whether the women dislike their behavior d.i. Most saw harassment as an entertaining sport and thought women enjoyed it e. Women in India face “eve-teasing Chapter 7: Families A. Marriage 1. Marriage as legal contract and the challenge of gay rights activists 2. Specification of marriage contract in contemporary US is that couple must be heterosexual
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course WOMS 201 taught by Professor Laberge during the Fall '08 term at University of Delaware.

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