Women Studies (Part 1)
The Sociological Understanding of Sex
s What is the sociological perspective?
s How is it different from our common senses everyday understanding?
s How is it related to feminism and to the study of womens and womens issues?
Leadership (Part 2)
Health, Safety and Freedom from Violence
a. Taking into account differential impacts on women and men, provide safe working
conditions and protection from exposure to hazardous materials and disclose
potential risks, inclu
Leadership (Part 1)
Leadership Promotes Gender Equality
a. Affirm high-level support and direct top-level policies for gender equality and human
b. Establish company-wide goals and targets for gender equality and include progress as a
Women Studies (Part 12)
Style Features Peculiar to
a Reflective Essay
an introduction, the body, and a conclusion, plus a references list.
In your introduction, acknowledge the disciplinary context in which youre writing. If its
Gender Studies, for exampl
Women Studies (Part 11)
Write to learn.
Focus on big issues:
Organization of your ideas
The method by which you develop your ideas
Consider how you can organize your ideas so that one thought leads logically to
Consider your tasks: rep
Women Studies (Part 10)
Considering a topic
Reading and Note-taking
Summarizing, paraphrasing, recording quotations in texts that you read
Documenting the source of your summary, paraphrase or quote (Author, date of
publication, page numbers)
Women Studies (Part 9)
A well-done reflective piece will tell the story of your learning; it gives you a platform
"for explaining what [you] did and did not learn, for assessing [your] own strengths and
weaknesses as learners, for evaluating [your] produc
Women Studies (Part 8)
A. Guidelines for interrogating a document
When did they write it? What else was happening at the time?
For whom did they write it?
Who wrote / created the document? Why?
How or why di
Women Studies (Part 7)
Examine databases not specific womens studies for their coverage of womens studies
Research the quality of databases before making any decisions to cut serial titles
Librarians must work together to assu
Women Studies (Part 6)
Question One: Which journals are full text in each database?
Contemporary Womens Issues had 15/40 titles with some full text
GenderWatch had 10/40 titles with some full text
Question Two: What was the quality of Full Text Covera
Women Studies (Part 5)
For Contemporary Womens Issues and GenderWatch which journals are available full
text and what was the extent of the full text coverage in both systems?
Titles and Dates of Coverage in
Began with vendor supplied tit
Women Studies (Part 4)
s Patriarchy - the dominance of men over as expressed in societys cultural and social
s androcentrism - male centered
Womens Studies Databases: A Critical Comparison of Three Databases for Coverage of
Core Journals in
Women Studies (Part 3)
x social positions or characteristics that individual hold that are hierarchically
ranked. A source of honor or dishonor.
x Types of Statuses
x Master Status - A status that cuts across all other status.
Women Studies (Part 2)
s What is Feminism?
s Feminism as a worldview
x belief that women are a special category of people
x belief that women should define what feminism is
x dissatisfaction with the status of women
x belief that changing the status of wo
Leadership (Part 3)
Enterprise Development, Supply Chain
and Marketing Practices
a. Expand business relationships with women-owned enterprises, including small
businesses, and women entrepreneurs.
b. Support gender-sensitive solutions to cred