*KNOW LUKERS THEORY OR ELSE YOURE STUPID*
Abortion History to Roe v. Wade
What happened after abortion became illegal?
State goes through crackdowns on illegal abortion providers
50s physicians worried about being prosecuted for providing abort
Sociology 216: Gender and Society
When the study of gender started, group of people (mostly women) tried to get rid of fixed
Hard Wired reference to brains/hormones almost invariably wrong
Bodies are a certain way, theref
Family Class Background Early vs. delayed marriage (gender strategy) Few job skills,
lower education credentials, high education Economic dependence on male breadwinner
family, economic dependence on controlling/timing fertility (Changing Economy)
5/17/12 Bunch of good-looking, smart, rich academics
At the heart: how women become reliant on male breadwinner vs. women relying on
their own careers/control their reproduction
This is the center of this model. How people have the attitudes they h
5/8/12 continued from last class
What relationship factors push women out of the home and into the career?
o Relationship instability
What relationship factors push women away from career and toward home?
o Traditional marriage relationships
How Bodies Matter
Study of Transwomen (Schrock, Reid, and Boyd Gender & Society)
In sociology, gender is biologically distinct from the body.
Biological sex is a postmodern theory and becomes a cultural byproduct
These approaches to the body are
*Submit questions based on the previous weeks readings (and possibly Tuesday)
Written in the 80s, so was rather different for its time.
Sex category how you are perceived, how you per
Pascoes perspective of doing gender and sexuality:
What are the differences between the high school and college context in terms of the
performance of sexuality?
o College more liberated
How is sexuality performed through the binary between hete
Lauman data: 20 years old; national probability sample (handout)
o 96% men said they had never been forced, by only 77% of women
o Over 21% women forced to have sex
o Majority of sexual assault cases at the hand of s
Difference between sex/sex category/gender
Gender and sexuality and orgasm gap
The construction of heterosexuality, how we define sex in relation to heterosexuality
o The perception of sexDouglas/Douglas Orgasm Gap
*Gersons Theory in Hard Choices
Childhood aspirations can change
People make choices in their lives but outside forces can still change the outcome of your
State and Reproduction
1. State has interest in reproduction and pursues it
State actors come to understand themselves as being involved in state population
Wants to ensure its fiscal soundness, population, and boundaries
Wants to maintain law
Emergence of love-based marriages
How do historical changes affect the differences in love, sex, reproduction, and marriage?
As soon as people started to believe that love was the central reason for marrying
Coontz Social Bases of Love-Based Marriage
How love-based marriage has become the most prominent
Were living in a time where everywhere marriage is changing, everywhere has a
different story about what the crisis is