Section Two: Theoretical Perspectives
To differentiate between gender and sex.
To explain the processes societies use to construct gender.
To learn about gender as a social institution that privileges men over women.
To become familiar
In his story "The Things They Carried", Tim OBrien describes a small group of soldiers and the items that they carry while marching through Vietnam. The things that the soldiers carry with them are both tangible and intangible items, and what these t
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