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Unformatted text preview: Erica Salvatore February 23, 2011 Women, Culture, & Society Professor Tamura Response Paper I never realized that your place in society is determined by so many things. Between intersectionality and essentialism your place in society doesn’t matter how hard you work or how nice you are its based on; age, sex, gender, and the stereotypes of those characteristics. In The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness and Stop Trying to “Save” Africa, Ruth Frankenberg and Uzodinma Iweala, repectively, use their articles define the intersectionality and essentialism of where you stand in a society. Then Disciplining the Transgendered , by John Sloop, shows exactly how our place is decided based on certain characteristics and how if your characteristics change your sociological stand point can completely change as well. In The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness, Frankenberg states, “For one of the truisms about whiteness with which scholarly critics of whiteness frequently operate at the present time...
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