Women’s Studies Review

myth of minority model – suggests that Asians are a minority group endowed with cultural traits such as hard work ethic and devotion to education that predisposes them to economic and educational achievements
Third Wave Feminism – 90s argue for/against past
Emancipation Proclamation (date) – 1863
Ghana Midwives – HEALTH- Historical- video discusses how women have to walk for a day or two to get to the clinic. most choose not to go, braver for dilevering at home. Have to ask the opinoin leaders if they can go. Shift from westernized cultures, midwives are main source of child dilivery in Ghana.
Cultural Pedagogy – Teaching or viewing things from a cross-cultural and multicultural perspective. For example, not teaching history from a colonial/white man's perspective
Fair Pay Act – prohibits wage discrimination based on sex, race, national origin among employees for work in equivalent jobs. The bill prohibits a company from lowering any employees wage rate in order to implement fair pay.
social construction of sexuality – there is only gay and straight (leaving out asexual, bisexual)
– Why do we blame the victim – ? The process of victim blaming is linked to a belief in a just world. The concept of a just world posits that society has a need to believe that people deserve whatever comes to them—bad things happen to bad people and good things happen to good people
Methodology – an approach to a research project; how a method is used
Postmodern feminism – Refuses a single explanation for the oppression of women and emphasizes diversity and difference. Looks to the structure of consciousness to see that thought and language are masculine-centered
Title IX – 1972; prohibits sex discrimination in education; best known for creating equal opportunities in sports
Gender-based violence – Physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivations of liberty. Any harm that is perpetrated against a person's will and that results in inequalities that are based on gender roles.
Eco Feminism – -believes in connections between the domination of nature and the exploitation of women caused by men
EMILY – Early Money Is Like Yeast
Radical Feminism – • New Left women doing the same work as males but being treated as though they are subordinate
• The fundamental principal they had→ oppression of women is the fundamental form of oppression on which all others are modeled
• They relied on conscious raising groups to gather about their experiences (tossing in chips)
• Contemporary groups: Missile Dick Chicks, Radical Cheerleaders
Courtship – A social interaction similar to dating but with the sole purpose of eventual marriage.
myth of minority model – suggests that Asians are a minority group endowed with cultural traits such as hard work ethic and devotion to education that predisposes them to economic and educational achievements
feminism – fight for women equality
Sexism – Gender prejudice and discrimination that is supported by institutional power and authority

In the US it is based on the ideology of patriarchy and used to the advantage of gender-normative men

what is the normal range of WBC count during pregnancy? – 5,600 to 12,200
1900 average life expectancy for women was ____ – 43

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