Class Notes (834,258)
Canada (508,445)
Sociology (2,254)
SOC 603 (77)
Lecture 6

SOC 603 week 6

3 Pages
72 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 603
Professor
Pamela Sugiman
Semester
Fall

Description
Part three : racialized feminities White forms of gender are racialized as normal and superior Sojourner truth was a women famous for saying Ain't I a woman 1851 speech to womens right convention, Akron, Ohio Racialized feminities Pyle and Johnson's "Asian American Women and Racialized Feminities " (Read articles) Second generation Asian American women (Korean and Vietnamese origins,, aged 18-34) How do they do femininity in Asian ethic and mainstream white worlds? Hegemonic and subordinated femininities ( dominate) Controlling images What are some controlling images of racialized women? Black women- aggressive , in control Asian women- submissive, obidient Middle eastern - oppressed submissive Black women is on the side Controlling images Black matriarch: overly aggressive, domineering, unfeminine Imagery blamed black women for emasculation of black men, low marriage rates and poverty Asia. Lotus blossom: passive, weak, quiet, submissive, dutiful, sexually acscessible, erotic, hyper feminine Obscures internal variation of Asian American feminity Internalized racism Deep within us ... They believe the sterotypes themselves Template by which women make meaning of thier everyday lives Ex of internalized racism.. Skin lighteners, eyelid, permanent makeup Denigration of Asian feminitity/ glorification of white femininity Distance from compliant ( Asian) femininity Asian ethnic feminity as artificial Pretended to be traditional Asians when talking to relatives or going back home to Korea or Vietnam White feminity was the real feminitity W
More Less

Related notes for SOC 603

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit