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Unformatted text preview: marked Doyle’s 5th Theme
Stereotypes of directions
Asking for Help (students ex)
Competition Femininity- (Wood)
Femininity1. Be attractive, pretty, slim, well-dressed
Models of femininity in our culture who
don’t fit this?
What happens to figures who don’t? Number 2- Wood
2. Be sensitive and caring
Tied to gendered roles
Critiques of Clinton
Models who define this trait? Number 3- Wood
3. Be treated negatively by others
Is femininity always tied to passivity (and looping
back, always antithetical to masc)?
back, Number 4 - Wood
Be a SUPERWOMAN
Do it all, but has to look easy
Home/ work Number Five
Be Confused (Changing Expectations)
Navigate the double-bind (damned if you
and damned if you don’t)
Stay at home/work
Hedge/ Performativity- Butler
Performativity Gender is a social phenomena Normalized in the body through repeated
acts Discourse polices and defines the
intelligibility of gender
intelligibility We aren’t gender, but we do gender… we
“perform” gender moment by moment
“perform” The liminality at the center of performance Since all gender is performed, one performance is not more...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2014 for the course INTC 329 taught by Professor Dustingoltz during the Winter '14 term at DePaul.
- Winter '14