Women’s Study

Secondary labor market lower-tier – -Few or no benefits
-Private household occupations, hotel cleaning, fast food restaurants
Social Institutions – systems of values and rules that determine how our society is organized
What is "refeminization"? – (1950slate 1970s): In the aftermath of
gender role disruptions when women dominated the labor force while men served in military during World War II, sociallyconstructed binary gender opposition with normative notions of "femininity" that marginalized women in the domestic sphere were marketed more assertively through popular culture and education.
drug – substance that produces changes in mind, body, or both
In the north women held meetings- usually chaired by who and to do what? – men, to fold bandages or sew clothing for soldiers
Effects of violence on women – fatal outcomes, homicide, suicide, physical health, chronic conditions, mental health, reproductive health, health behaviors, HIV/AIDS, effects on well-being, less preventative health care
Natural Birth Movement – -founded by Ina May Gaskin (midwife)
-"the farm" midwives/doctors receive training here
Mommy track – Career advance slow when they have children
chromosomes – XX = girl & XY = boy (usually), intersected = people with biological qualities of both sexes
Winona LaDuke – native American activist; started the white earth land recovery project which is trying to repurchase the land of the white earth reservation
Effects of violence on women – fatal outcomes, homicide, suicide, physical health, chronic conditions, mental health, reproductive health, health behaviors, HIV/AIDS, effects on well-being, less preventative health care
"Anthony Amendment" – 19th amendment; allowed women to vote
Second Wave Feminism – 1960s
:Women's Liberation Movement
::Middle class white women
: "The Personal is Political"
::Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique" (1963)
homosociality – The nonsexual attractions held by men or women for memeber of their own sex; promotes clear distinctions between women and men through segregation
According to Miss Representation how are political figures who are women talked about in the media? – They are often scrutinized about their looks rather then their issues.
•The media talks about women differently saying things like "Hillary complained" and "Biden stated"
•First/last name •verbiage
domestic violence – pattern of behavior use by an individual to establish and maintain coercive control over his or her partner through abuse
womens trade union league – a partnership between middle-class reformers and working-class women to raise wages and improve working conditions. Founded in Boston in 1903, it was staffed and run by working-class women, and middle-class women served as organizational "allies."
Piety – women more religious and spiritual

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