HUMANITIES 200 INTRODUCTION TO WOMENS STUDIES
MARY ANN WILSON (Please call me Dr. Wilson or Professor Wilson)
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e are grateful for what we have. What did past generations have to deal with that
we dont have to deal with? What are you most grateful for?
en still run the world. Do you think it matters that
Objectification-a crucial part of the process of the gendering of bodies in which the body is seen
as an object and separate from its context. Both male and female bodies may be objectified.
Double standard (in the context of beauty)-refers to the high le
Popular culture-reflects and creates societal needs, desires, anxieties, and hopes through
consumption and participation, provides stories and narratives that shape our lives and
identities, and plays a role in setting standards of beauty and encouraging
Human Sexuality-involves erotic attractions, identity, and practices, and is constructed by and
through societal sexual scripts
Sexual scripts- socially constructed guidelines for how we are supposed to feel and act as
sexual persons which are shaped by t
Chapter 9 terms
Kin-keeping- work which maintains social and familial relationships, such as remembering
birthdays, preparing for holidays, organizing vacations, keeping in touch with relatives, and
providing spousal career support.
Gendered Division of H
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