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Department
Women's Studies
Course
WMST 2000
Professor
victoria Kennan
Semester
Winter

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Key Concepts Sex refers too the biological and physiological characteristics that are used to differentiate between what we would consider a man and what we would consider a woman Gender refers to the socially constructed roles behaviours activities and attributes that relate to understandings of masculinity and femininity in any given society Because it refers to society it means that it is constantly changingyGender Performativity J Butler argues that gender is achieved through reiterated acting These actions produce the effect of a normal or real gender while obscuring the contraction and instability of any single persons gender act This says Gender is achieved through doing this over and over aga
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