Feminism: Its Not Just an Umbrella Term
When the word feminism is brought up outside of an academic setting, well even just
outside of a gender studies classroom, the image that immediately brought to mind
Institutionalization of Patriarchy
In Allan G. Johnsons article Patriarchy, The System: An It, Not a He, a Them, or an Us
he discusses patriarchy as a system, the way individuals function within the system
What is Sex Trafficking?
Sex trafficking is a modern-day form of slavery in which a commercial sex act is induced by
force, fraud, or coercion.
Types of Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Gender as Structure: Barbara Risman
o Barbara Risman, PhD sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago
o Teaches courses on feminist thought, sociology of gender, sociology of the family
o Risman argues for a multi-level mo
Doing Gender: My Way or Societys?
In their article Doing Gender Candace West and Don H. Zimmerman outline how we,
as individuals, do gender as a performance everyday using an interactionist lens within the