Reading 3: The Second Sex
What is a woman?
to be considered a woman she must share the femininity
men represent positive and neural, women represent negative
being a man is no peculiarity
a man is in the right in being a man; it is the woman who is in
Gender and Society
Gender is not an isolated and specific concept.
How is gender depicted in this ad?
What is the problem this ad claims to address?
Who is this ad targeted towards?
What is product being sold? For whom? How?
How is power represented in th
GSWS 002: Lecture 9/27/16
Popular History of Feminism 3rd wave
- Early 1900s today?
o Debatable whether were still in 3rd wave feminist moment, in a
4th wave or post feminism
o Critiquing 2nd wave feminism for a lack of attentiveness to other
kinds of str
GSWS Lecture 9/20/16
Analyze and Respond Paper 1
Due October 4th by 2pm
- Post on canvas
- Engage w/ readings and topics covered in Unit 1
- 1,000 1,200 words
- times new roman, double spaced, 12 pt font
- writing as if the reader isnt from this class
J Genet Counsel (2010) 19:551553
Gender Verification: A Term Whose Time has Come
Received: 13 August 2010 / Accepted: 17 August 2010 / Published online: 8 September 2010
# National Society of
J Genet Counsel (2010) 19:545548
Beyond the Caster Semenya Controversy:
The Case of the Use of Genetics for Gender Testing in Sport
Ambroise Wonkam & Karen Fieggen & Raj Ramesar
Received: 18 June 2010 / Accepted: 1
J Genet Counsel (2011) 20:323324
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
The Culture of the Elite Athlete: An Enhanced Perspective
on the Case of Caster Semenya, and Gender Verification
Summer T. Pierson
Received: 20 January 2011 / Acce
Reading 4: Political Solidarity Between Women
It is necessary for feminist activists to renew our commitment to political struggle and
strengthen our solidarity.
use it constructively to enhance and enrich our understanding of one another
Reading 2: Rethinking Sex and Gender
Sex precedes gender is theoretically unjustifiable and intellectual unclear
bound with the women's desire to escape domination and fear to lose
unable to think the relationship between division
Reading 1: Social Construction of Gender
constantly created and re-created out of human interaction, social life, and is the texture
and order of that social life
a human production that depends on everyone constantly doing gender
Gender and Society Readings.
Thursday September 1st
Judith Lorber The Social Construction of Gender
Gender is so pervasive that in our society we assume it is bred into our genes: most
people find it hard to believe that gender is constantly created