Women Studies - Discussion 10/20 Individual there. Not...

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Discussion 10/20 Patriarchy vs. Patriarchal Liberalism Definition of Patriarchy: 1.Social organization in which men are the head of the family 2. Men are the head of the government or ruled by men Patriarchal Liberalism: National rights but individual rights Definition from Lecture 6: Men become citizens in the public sphere Women remain subjects in private sphere King Subject (Men) Women Government Citizens (Men) Then to Women (Patriarchal Liberalism) Intersectionality: Individual (multiple) identities shape experiences Ex: Middle class, woman, straight, Jewish EVERYONE EXPERIENCES INTERSECTION ALITY Conflict: Sometimes these identities conflict with each other ( Morman and Gay) Crenshaw: Black and woman but because I’m black do not like talking about violence Quotas Reading: Krook Quotas: Reserving seats in government for women Potential Concerns with Quotas: 1.No guarantee of feminism or care about women’s issues even though they are “female”. 2. Stigma or bad influence of the women as not as credible to be there. Not really elected. 3. not necessarily
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course GWS 102 taught by Professor Janecollins during the Fall '10 term at University of Wisconsin.

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