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On being a citizen


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On being a citizen

  1. 1. DR. SARAH RAINEY On Being a Citizen
  2. 2. What is “citizenship?” <ul><li>Members of a nation/state </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in a social contract </li></ul><ul><li>Rights and protections in exchange for service and participation </li></ul>
  3. 3. “ Who” Counts as a Citizen? <ul><li>Citizenship is raced, gendered, classed, and so on…. </li></ul><ul><li>State action & inaction is “gendered” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Affects men and women differently </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Race, Gender, and “Civilization” <ul><li>“ civilized manliness” </li></ul><ul><li>“ primitive masculinity” </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual differentiation </li></ul>
  5. 5. Public/Private Spheres <ul><li>Patriarchal-liberalism </li></ul><ul><li>Public=business, government, civic life </li></ul><ul><li>Private=domestic, child-rearing </li></ul>
  6. 6. Gender Socialization <ul><li>“ Tough Guise” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Violent Masculinity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Society erases how violence is gendered </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gender expectations & social roles </li></ul>