Unformatted text preview: oppression for women. Our culture set it up to where women were never really meant to obtain power, according to our patriarchal system. But yet, we go along with the majority and do not ask questions. The government creates the rules for its people, but exclude the people they do not feel need to have an opinion, thus, forcing them to be placed in our two-and-only-two category. We don’t have the right to make someone feel socially belittled because of their appearance or if their opinions go against the norm. I want to bring awareness to closed-minded people living in our society. Maybe if the rolls were switched, we could all collectively work towards building a better, socially constructed gender hierarchy. Discrimination goes against what our culture was supposedly founded upon....
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- Fall '11
- Sociology, gender hierarchy, socially constructed gender, Desmond Baker