Introduction to Gender Studies 1.docx

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Department
Women's and Gender Studies
Course
WGST 2001
Professor
Marie Hammond- Callaghan
Semester
Fall

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The Dichotomy of Biological Determinism vs. Social Constructivism  the question of biological determinism vs. social constructivism is a kind of dichotomy  dichotomies construct reality through a dualistic method of thinking by classification of opposites  examples of dichotomies:dichotomies create asymmetryie. gender asymmetry = characteristics considered inferior (likely feminine) are innately opposite to superior (masculine) traits o nature vs. nurture o innate vs. acquired o born vs. made o biological vs. social o sex vs. gender (sex dimorphism) Biological Determinism  linked to Aristotelian thinking that women
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