Lecture 1: Backlash
Backlash Against Women and Feminism
What is Backlash?
o Mechanical Origins:
Originally used to describe a violent, jarring motion in a mechanical
device, which results from loose or worn parts
The cause and the reaction are one a
WGST 1808 B:Introduction to Womens and Gender Studies
Pauline Jewett Institute of Womens and Gender Studies, Carleton University
Instructor: Aalya Ahmad, Ph.D.
Email: [email protected]
Lecture: Mondays 6:05pm-7:55pm
Lecture 6: Gender & War
Gender, Human Rights and War
Gendered language in UN Conventions on Human Rights
Disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR)
CEDAW UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
What does Universal mean?
Lecture 5: Gender & Human Rights
The Canadian Centre For Gender and Sexual Diversity - Trans 101
What Does the CCGSD Do?
The Day of Pink (April 12, 2016)
esbian: A women w
Lecture 8: Reproductive Rights & Reproductive
What Factors Will Affect the Family You Want to Have?
Canadas Abortion Caravan - 1970
Legal Abortions Save Lives - US since Roe v. Wade
Today Anne of Green Gables
The Radical Handmaids (2012)
Lecture 11: Gendering the Global Economy - PMSC
- Situation of Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada
- Philippine Migrants Society of Canada (PMSC) Ottawa
What is PMSC?
- The Philippine Migrants Society of Canada (PMSC-Ottawa) is an organizat
Lecture 9: Gender and Work
Gender and Work
What is Gendered Work?
Gendered Division of Labour
Paid and Unpaid Work
The Wage Gap
o Structural Barriers
Global Care Chains
The Reproductive Tax
Top 10 Jobs for Women Canadian Census 2007
Running head: RESEARCH TOPIC OUTLINE
Research Topic Outline
WGST1808 - B
Prof. Aalya Ahmad
February 13, 2017
RESEARCH TOPIC OUTLINE
Is there a normalization of violence against missing and murdered Indigenous women in
Essay Writing Guide
I n t ro + C on c lu s i on + 3 A r gu men t s 5 B o dy P ar ag ra ph s
- Good research/good use of research
- Have you use
WGST 1808 Fall Exam Review
Date: Friday, December 16th, 2016
How you should time the exam:
10 min to look over exam
10 min for short answer
25 min for compare and contrast
45 min for essay
10 min to review answer(s)
Overview of Fall Term:
Sex or Gender:
So basic to who we think we are
From very beginning youre treated and perceived differentyour actions mean
different things based on your gender in society
Where do babies come from:
How do we explain where babies come from to
Review Sheet for WGST 1808- Debra Grahams
Women and Gender Studies Class
Key Concepts/ Terms for Week 1: Staging For Success
Media and Gender Stereotypes
Gender Relation and Power
Key Concepts/Terms for Week 2: This is Wha
Women and Gender Studies
Womens Status Vs Womens Rights
Equity and Equality
Equality: providing the same platform
Equity: Providing the same opportunity
Fields of Study
Education, health sciences, visual and performing arts, communi
Are you a feminist? What does being a feminist mean? Why or why not? (sept 14)
Diversity and intersectionality:
Is feminism for everybody? (sept 21)
Womens Status, womens rights:
Why women? Why not just gender? (sept 28)
The F Word:
OutLine Lecture 1
What is Womens and Gender Studies?
What is Feminism
The language of Feminism & Womens and Gender Studies
What is Patriarchy
Why should we care?
What is Womens and Gender Studies?
A space for innovative thinking about a plethora of issue
Educating Girls and Boys
what is an education?
a social institution for learning and acquiring knowledge
a medium for disseminating social and cultural norms and expectations
how is education gendered?
it is gendered because social and cultural norms a
Waves of Feminism
What were the key concerns for First Wave feminists?
First Wave Feminism (mid-1800s to 1930)
Enfranchisement, the vote for women
Ownership of property & inheritance laws
Access to higher education for women
Curing social ills of society
Theoretical and Conceptual Frameworks
What is theory?
Why is feminist theory important?
How does feminist theory relate to the waves of feminism?
-offers explanations about the way in which the social and political worlds operate and our place in
Backlash against Women and Feminism
-what is backlash?
-why is there a backlash?
-how is backlash manifested?
-what is the impact?
-how can it be countered?
-the feminist classroom as a site of resistance to blacklash
-a strong, aggressive or
Consent is :
Voluntarily agreement (coercion is not consent, being forced/threatened verbally or
Sexual violence exists on a continuum
. Not a hierarchy
Sexual assault and sexual violence
Term "Rape "
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