Something About Capitalism
That makes feminist principles hard to enact.
Feminism in Canada and the u.s. has become about you as an individual, not about women as a whole
It is about what you can do with the freedoms given
March 27, 2012
Home or Work?
Exam- 80 multiple choice questions, lesser questions on the beginning of the course material,
emphasis on the slides
Article has testimonies from women who like being at home and others who feel isolated
March 22, 2012
Study on Music Videos
Popular music video objectifies women and coerces them into presenting themselves solely in
Women more likely than men to be treated in sexual terms and as objects to be used by men
March 20, 2012
Women and Popular Music
Who do you admire?
Music unites and allows for divisions.
It is hard to define what popular music is- is it what a lot of people like/support? This
defines an enormous range of people
Popular music allows a lot o
Feminism and Post-Feminism In Culture
What Do You See?
What do women see when they watch movies or television
Do you see yourself or do you see expectations or what men expect?
Does it matter how you see?
Is what youre thinking w
March 13, 2012
Icons and Images
Movies and Us
They tell us what our culture thinks and how we think of women.
We want to believe women should not be so attached to the way they look but
mainstream movies do not seem to get this message
Still the messag
March 9, 2012
Legalization of Sex workers
How do you feel about prostitution?
What does its legalization say to you about the status of women?
Would it protect women or does it hurt women?
Exchange of Services
Many jobs require the use of
March 8, 2012
Sexual Harassment and Strip Clubs
How to recognize sexual harassment if you work at a strip club?
Comments /Actions of sex = creating uncomfortable working environment. Seems
difficult to imagine
Women at strip clubs seem to surrender the
March 6, 2012
Women and the Glass Ceilling
What Is It?
Women hired for all sorts of jobs.
Not advanced up the ladder.
Hit a ceiling.
Not crude or lewd.
It is : Sexual Harassment.
Social phenomenon based on gender.
March 1 2012
In a Bind
As young women.
In a bind largely of own acceptance.
Some part own making.
Grown up in a orld of appearances and images.
How you appear seems irrelevant but relevant
You think how you look does not matter,
January 31, 2012
Women are still by choice, coercion, or otherwise, being the traditional role of
homemaker, even when working outside the home
The presumptions of womens and mens work still remains
Speaking is not sa
January 27, 2012
Womens Work and Mens Work
Gender and Race
The Relationships Between These Two Identities Cause Certain People Tension and Fear
The relationship between gender and races
The roots of stereotypical thinking may be found in the tensions t
January 26, 2012
Think of messages enforcing the new image of woman today.
If this stereotype is true : strong, independent, no drama women why do we need it as a
role or stereotype?
Throughout we think the roles and stereotype
January 24, 2012
Equal pay for equal work was not enough because some jobs were seen as womens
work and received lower pay
No jobs were allowed to be advertised as just males can apply
Cant ask a woman if she is pregnant, planning to
January 19, 2012
Feminist Social Policies
Feminist Activism and Laws
Theme: laws in place that would not be if not for feminist activism
For these laws to work they need to be applied and enforced
They will not be enforced if we dont apply them
January 17, 2012
Women and Work
Second Wave Feminism
Without Second Wave Feminism where would you be?
At your present age and younger you would find yourself married, with child, with
household duties and not much else.
If it was not for se
January 12, 2012
History of Women and Work
Protecting Women from Themselves
The more a woman was intelligent or educated to be so the more they were able to
rationalize and justify their irrationability
When female intuition becomes defended through reas
January 11, 2012
Women and and Work: A History
Structure of how things are done; not stories
Two main questions that are behind this lecture:
1) Is the history of women and work misogynistic? Is the way men orchestrated the
working life of women based
February 16, 2012
Women and Work
Case Study Madeleine Ludlow
Likes to be the boss.
It is not about power but about making a difference, having an influence to improve
The difference in language. What is the difference be
February 14, 2012
Women and Management
Female and Male Styles of Management
Stereotypes are :
Women idea of leading through emotional sensitivity= do not tell people what to do,
encourage ideas and conversations, environment is more friendly and accommo
February 9, 2012
Women and Work Sweat Shops
Sweatshops as Metaphor and Reality
In Toronto- China Town
Sweatshop on that street hidden in a regular building
DVD shop that claims to be an ice cream store- sell dvds from Asia and America, 3 for
February 7, 2012
Immigrants and the Working Ghetto for Women
Entering the Workforce
For women in Canada and women immigrating.
System seems filled with opportunities but they are limited
They are limited and restrained in ways they are not so for men.
February 2, 2012
Unpaid Work and Well-Being
What is the Relationship?
The relationship between unpaid work and a persons well being
Does it make you happier? Or less? Based on how you work. Outside the house or inside
Routine and structure;