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Unformatted text preview: 1) biological: women biologically different than men 2) socially constructed- way act characteristics of masculinity and femininity -idea of “woman hood” and “man hood” 3)sexual differences: women gestate, have menstrual cycle- there are “essential” aspects that make women “women” and a man a “man”-biological, sex, and gender- tie us down as MAN or WOMAN-Butler trying to undo connection between all three- not essentialist view (she’s anti-essentialist)-same thing said for race, nationality, and ability (or disability)-performance of self- find two different roles and highlight conflicts in attempt to explore conflict and write notions of having to be connected...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course COMM 160 taught by Professor Kashifpowell during the Spring '10 term at UNC.
- Spring '10