Unit 5 Global Challenge and Change
Globalization: The process by which societies, cultures, politics and economies around the world
are becoming increasingly integrated. As a result of globalization, worldwide patterns of
political, economic and social/cu
september 12th gender and society
Gender construction and sexual identity is both physical and symbolic
the unconscious as a critical domain for te development of gender identities; maleness or
femaleness begins in the unconscious, which in turn i
Gender and society october 3
discursive ( or linguistic)
Politics of "Experience"
concept of nation: groups of people believed to share the same history, culture, language,
and even blood.
it is an
Sep 17 2013 gender and society
Kristeva: the unspeakable, unspoken, silenced feminine in the symbolic order of language
should be articulated and used to revolutionize subjectivities.
All of them: to change society from a masculinist, patriarchal one to a
October 8th Gender and society
Patriarchal practices regarded as "cultural" -eg. 'honour killing', female genitalia
Is this a parallel to some of the "oppressive practices that subject the female body to
normative ideals of beauty in mainstre
Sep 10th Gender and society
How to maintain patriarhy?
that which subjects them and creates their identity and subjectivity as subjects
mass media; school systems; police; religion
Men and hegemonic masculinity
mens capacity to reinforce their id
chapter 2 post structuralist and post modernist approaches to gender theory
post structuralism: explains that a persons view of their own gender to be both a result of structure
and agency. both at the same time wether it be contridictory or not. Identity
5th of september Gender and society
Gender and sexuality have political affects and consequences; therefore they can never be
experienced in an entirely objective way
critiques against 'neutral', 'objective' and 'unbiased' "scientyi
All languages have syntactic categories. The syntactic category of a
word determines the role it can play in a sentence.
LEXICAL VS. NONLEXICAL
DETERMINER (this the )
CONJUNCTION (AND, OR, BUT)
What is development?
Economic growth and structural change
Growth -> basic needs -> poverty reduction -> freedoms &
Concept is endogenous to development process
How countries change as they develop
Economic structural change
o Exports & i
GEOG Lecture 6
The changing contours of the global economic map:
-At macro-scale: emergence of a global triad
-At national scale:
shifts in manufacturing production
shifts in international trade
historical relationship between global trade and ou
Lecture 8- Why countries TRADE
Why do countries trade with one another?
o Differences in factor endowments
Natural resources / raw materials
Labor force (quantity, skills)
Capital or tech
o More reasons to trade
Intra-industry or int
How do economies grow?
Two drivers of economic growth
How to measure Economic output
GDP-Gross domestic product(Location)- short term how an economy is
GNP-Gross national product(Nationality)
GEOG LECTURE 5
Industrial Location: Key factors
Access to inputs (raw materials, energy)
Caution: no absolute correlation!
How a country origin is rich and natural raw material, Congo and
Africa have lots of natural resources, but not industrialized.
performativity and gender identity
it is the action of discourse upon the body and the subject and it is the mechanism that
renders individuals and their gender identity into existence.
i become a man or a woman through a discursively informed performat