Module 3 Part 1 Review


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Module 3 Part 1 Review

  1. 1. Module 3, Week 1 Reading Points for Exam Review
  2. 2. Schrock Article Transsexuals and Embodiment of Womanhood <ul><li>Looks at the overall process of physical change for male to female transsexuals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discusses specific steps/actions in the change process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Examines how the physical body is a place of gender display/performance </li></ul><ul><li>Makes connections to body image and emotional experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses the issues of a postmodern approach to gender </li></ul>
  3. 3. Dozier Article Beards, Breasts, and Bodies: Doing Sex in a Gendered World <ul><li>Examines trans persons and gender identity </li></ul><ul><li>Discusses criticisms of equating sex and gender as the same </li></ul><ul><li>Found that traditional notions of sexual orientation were challenged in trans relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Research specifically addressed cosmetic changes of transsexuals and resulting behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasizes the concept of social validation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Anderson Article Openly Gay Athletes: Contesting Hegemonic Masculinity… <ul><li>Examines the personal experiences of openly gay male athletes </li></ul><ul><li>Found that while sports consist of hyper-masculinized acts, that gays can be openly out in many situations </li></ul><ul><li>Findings detail the ways that gay athletes are treated in comparison to the performance of the individual and the performance of the team </li></ul><ul><li>Addresses the issue of teammate acceptance versus teammate acknowledgement </li></ul>
  5. 5. Menijivar Article Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence: Common Experiences… <ul><li>This article addresses the occurrences of domestic violence to women immigrants in the US </li></ul><ul><li>Rates are found higher for US immigrants than for women in countries of origin </li></ul><ul><li>Attributes that predict higher occurrences of DV were addressed in depth </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural and religious beliefs and practices were also analyzed </li></ul><ul><li>This article also compares issues of women perpetrators vs. men in instances of DV, stating that women are much more likely to be abused and also sustain the most severe injuries </li></ul>
  6. 6. Hall Article It Hurts to be a Girl… <ul><li>This article examined urban girls in communities of concentrated occurrences of domestic violence </li></ul><ul><li>Many reasons for why a community might be more likely for DV were addressed, including high levels of unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Research found that acts of violence happened not just in homes but had spread to public spaces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools did little to detect abuse </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The girls interviewed had many goals for their futures in order to avoid abusive relationships </li></ul>
  7. 7. Whaley Article The Paradoxical Relationship Between Gender Inequality and Rape <ul><li>This article presents and tests a feminist theory on rape </li></ul><ul><li>Occurrences of rape reports are analyzed and compared with social achievements of gender equality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>These instances are compared as aspects on the same timeline with interesting results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A theory called “the backlash hypothesis” is introduced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Issues of power and control struggles are addressed as predictors of rape rates </li></ul>
  8. 8. Review Video Clips <ul><li>Gender & Identity according to Jay </li></ul><ul><li>Good Morning America Spotlight: Gay in the NBA </li></ul><ul><li>Amnesty International Campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Children See, Children Do </li></ul><ul><li>News Report on Chris Brown Felony </li></ul>