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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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