Questions for The Codes of Gender (2009)
1. Who is Erving Goffman? What is the significance of his work?
He is a sociologist and social anthropologist. He wrote a book about sex and
gender and argues that there is nothing normal about gender identity. He
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What is feminism?
Sticking up for womens rights
Wanting gender equality
Who or what is a feminist?
Anyone can be a feminist
o Men are feminist because they want whats best for their mothers,
sisters, daughters, etc
Terms and Concepts
Feminism(s): A variety of theories and approaches all committed to understanding
and changing the structures that keep women lower in status and power;
promotes the full equality of women with men and the high valuation of
women as hum