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    Gender Studies

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    Gender Studies My decision to take the extracts from literary discourse to illustrate the differences between the male and female manner of writing was dictated by the fact that it is more interesting to search for such differences in this very discourse, then in scientific or newspaper, where there are strict rules of how to write (non-personal narration, non-emotiveness, usage of terms; laconic phrases, etc.) In literary discourse one may write whatever one wishes. (Jane Austen. Pride Prejudice)

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    Gender is socially constructed and emphasized on different factors such as media, family, peers, schools, religions and the list keeps going. There is race, class and sexuality that interact with gender. People always emphasize two types of gender, which is masculinity and femininity. Usually is based on the person sex. Society will not accept anyone whose sex is male and gender is feminine. Sex is what is in between the legs and gender is between the ears. Femininity or masculinity, manhood or

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    Women and gender studies contribute greatly to our understanding of the social and cultural world we inhabit. Studying the complex issues of this field has instituted many key insights. Two major insights that positively affected our society are the awareness through learning and through this awareness activism that can ensue. This course of women and gender studies, as would all courses, have produced awareness by coherently explaining the situations women are facing in the world today. One may

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    Gender Case Study

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    ethnicity, race and, what this paper particularly focus on, gender, which can render women subject to discrimination (Meer and Sever, 2004). The outcome of this is inequality in society where because of the source of their divergence, some people are being excluded from their rights and responsibilities. Having understood the reasons why feminists criticize the notion of citizenship and inequality, this essay is going to do a specific case study on gendered nationality. This essay will first look at the

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    C1 The study of gender socialization is the process where socialization teaches children what is and is not appropriate. This is where we get the idea that girls will grow into women and boys will grow into men. However in many cases that is not always the situation. Gender and sex have two completely different definitions. Because there are two different meanings, gender and sex are often confused with a lot. Gender is the expressions of what a male or female should act like. Gender is also extremely

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    A Dissent Study on Gender Studies in India

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    Studying the difference between sex and gender, Nivedita Menon a feminist critic argues, “The initial move was to use the term sex to refer to the biological differences between men and women, while gender indicated the vast range of cultural meanings attached to that basic difference.” Further she states that this kind of distinction is important for feminism to mark because the subordination of women had been fundamentally justified on the grounds of the biological differences between men and

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    discuss Case Study 2, in which Mr. Duncan is confronted by Miss Hanson, parent of twin 6th graders. Miss Hanson advises Mr. Duncan to use a stricter approach with her children, and leaves Mr. Duncan doubting his ability to use relationship- driven teaching over punishment, and he is left to contemplate his teaching and management style. In this essay I will examine the assumptions around gender in teaching, different teaching styles, and relationship-driven teaching. Assumption Around Gender in Teaching

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    Marcus Manteuffel Anthropology 101: An Introduction to Cultural Diversity Perfectly Prep: Gender Extremes at a New England Prep School. Chase, Sarah. 2008 Gender Extremes Private boarding schools in the New England region have been educating the upper class for generations. However, the schools along with their privileged students have rarely have been the subject of study. When Sarah Chase moved to living in a senior boys' dorm at a co-ed school she was able to witness the inner

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    The development of gender studies and feminist anthropology has evolved over time in relation to various relational and external factors. These positions have grown from the simplicity of terms and have evolved into a greater movement of recognition, advocacy, change and growth. Still, from its earliest references to current times, gender studies and feminist anthropology have undergrown a transition in focus and seemingly stiffened affect in the world around us. This paper will examine the holistic

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    subfields of history. Understanding the subfield in which a historian is writing illuminates the subject and clarifies historical context. Although, the subfields of gender and race studies differ in how they emerged they share similar elements which can shape how historical recording can be negatively influenced. By analyzing how gender, whose origins are messy and indiscernible, is embedded and imposed contrasts with race as a perpetuated ideology, an understanding of how they are both used to help

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