Women’s Studies Final

Diagram of identity, orientation and sex – Head: Gender identity (man, woman, …)
Heart: Sexual Orientation (hetero, homo, bi, …)
Genitals: Sex (male, female, inter, …)
Invisibility of privilege – The idea that those who are dominant in a society may not be aware of their dominance or special status, but can see themselves as 'universal' human beings or citizens. (May not be aware of discrimination)
Her definition of Feminism – -a movement to end sexism and sexist oppression
problems with the wave metaphor – – talking about feminism in terms of 3 waves does not mean that there was no feminist activity in between these time periods.
– dates used to mark the beginning and of ea wave are imprecise and debatable
– doesn't account for forms of feminism/gender egalitarianism
-applies to mostly U.S. based and some European feminist movement
Electoral List Quotas – Urges governments to set a target or minimum threshold for women – may apply to number of women candidates proposed by a party to take the form of reserved seats in legislature
What % of what we buy is still in use in 6 months – 1%
who is "the mommy tax" written by? – Crittenden
drug abuse – – use of prescription medication to "get high"/create an altered state or for reasons other than what the prescribing clinician intended.
Cultural Feminist Theory – appreciate care and nurturing as central to: human existence and human development
Radical Feminism – Want a whole new pie. They recognize the oppression of women as a fundamental political oppression wherein women are categorized as inferior based upon their gender.
How to Marry a Millionaire – marrying money= self identification, self worth
Radical Feminism – Want a whole new pie. They recognize the oppression of women as a fundamental political oppression wherein women are categorized as inferior based upon their gender.
gender wage discrimination – paying women in the same jobs as men less just because they are women, because the skills associated with "women's jobs" are devalued, because it is assumed that a woman's income is supplemental to her husband's or to maximize profits
Gender and the perception of femal world leaders – People assume that women govern in a more peaceful and democractic way then do male leaders. More ethical. However, evidence proves that this is not the case.
Goals of good health Care
Primary-
Secondary-
Tertiary- – -prevention
-detection
-treatment

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