Men, And Michael Kimmel And Becoming Members Of Society

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What makes our life different from the people we learn, work, or live with? Why do people label each other by race, gender, and class? According to the writers Michael Kimmel, Marry Sherry, Paul Krugman, James M. Lang, and David Leonhardt all talk about the three groups in the world we live in. Whether people would judge others based on how they look, live, or what they believe in. Both articles, “Bros before Hos: The Guy Code” by Michael Kimmel and “Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender” talk about how genders are treated differently. According to Kimmel, he mentions in his article how men are treated differently than women are treated. So why are men treated differently from women? Kimmel asked questions to…show more content…
He asks from at least fifteen different countries, what is the first word that comes to mind when they hear, “Be a man!” (Kimmel) One of the top responses he got out of ten is “Boys Don’t Cry.” (Kimmel) Why can’t boys cry? Don’t they have emotions like girls do, right? In “Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender” by Aaron H. Devor writes about people that have been through gender identities. Devor writes in his essay how society sees people in two different genders like male and female. Women have to show off their female side of them to attract the men towards them. According to Devor, “As patriarchy has reserved active expressions of power as a masculine attribute, femininity must be expressed through modes of dress, movement, speech, and action which or emotional service, and sensitivity to the needs of others.”…show more content…
According to “Confronting Inequality” by Paul Krugman and “Inequality has been going on forever… But that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable” by David Leonhardt all have an indication about inequality in life. Why are there three types of income classes? The poor, middle, and rich class. Why are people put into categories based on what they can afford and can’t afford? However, according to Krugman, “Because American children from low-income families are often uninsured, they’re more likely to have health problems that derail their life chances.” (Krugman) Parents that don’t make enough money will end up having their children becoming very ill which their child might get serious health problems. If the child ended up becoming ill they might need dreadfully expensive medicine or surgery. Also, when parents are not making enough money, they tend to send their children with no lunch packed with them and end up not eating in school. However, Leonhardt mentions in his essay, “The fact that the rich earn enough money to save money allows them to make investments that other people simply cannot afford.” (Leonhardt) The more money the rich make the more they become richer. Why is that the case? Why is it the rich make more money but the poor end up getting poorer and the middle-class don’t get the benefits they

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