Blind Justice: Racial Profiling.
is the act of suspecting or targeting a person of a certain race based on a
stereotype about their race by law enforcement officials and others.
Incident of ra
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
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
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
Crises of Masculinity
How realistic is Tough Guise?
o It was made in 1999, is it still relevant?
o What do we think about his arguments? What do we like? Not like?
o How does this relate to the other readings for today?
o How did the readings
Beyond the Gender Binary
How to Build a Man
o What are some examples of how scientists construct biological sex?
Hint: Interpretation of sex differentiation
Although based in evidence, scientific writing can be seen as a particular
kind of cu
What the heck is that?
o Define queer masculinity
o Why did I show that?
When a Man Does Feminism Should He Dress in Drag?
o What is Pillow questioning in her reaction piece?
o What does Pillow hope that a ma
Sexuality and Gender
o Sexual Orientation: an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual
attractions and a persons identity based on attractions, behavior, and community.
Distinct from biological, gender, and social gender role
o Define Sex:
o Generally used to indicate the biological body with which an individual is born
o What do the following have to do with sex:
o What has happened historically to those that do not fit into the m
Running head: GENDER ROLE JOURNEY
Midterm Paper: Gender Role Journey
GENDER ROLE JOURNEY
When I sit down to think about my gender experience over the last twenty years I feel
like its been a pretty straightforward one.
The sociological imagination was described by C. Wright Mills to be the ability to take
personal experiences and use them to relate to larger social forces. The social institut
Gender Studies Capstone Project
There were many things Ive learned through the Gender Studies program, but beyond the
theories, issues, and all of that, I learned a lot of things about myself and th