Notes on Masculinity

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Published on 5 Jun 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Women's and Gender Studies
Course
WSTA03H3
Tutorial FSGA02 18:18
Framework for understanding Opression
1. Additive – black +woman +sexuality
2. Hierarchical
Interlocking – intersecting – we should be open to understanding concepts and relating to all such
as racism sexuality gender – Anita Hill
- 198= Matrix of domination – a web of oppressions/ violence
Cites are different- oppression is one
202- Identity politics and Hegemonic domain of power – system and structure of domination
looking at economic , poltical,
post- modern Feminism on bodies
www.notesolution.com
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Framework for understanding opression: additive black +woman +sexuality, hierarchical. Interlocking intersecting we should be open to understanding concepts and relating to all such as racism sexuality gender anita hill. 198= matrix of domination a web of oppressions/ violence. 202- identity politics and hegemonic domain of power system and structure of domination looking at economic , poltical, post- modern feminism on bodies www. notesolution. com. Visible through gender studies, images of masculinity often confusing and contradictory, men are strong, courageous, competent and always in control. Women praise men who can express their vulnerability- most men fall short or feel when they try to satisfy both standards. These men are most likely to be white, heterosexual and middle class. Harms men in subordinate status, such as men of colour, non heterosexual men, poor men. Harms women- defined in opposition to the men and feminine traits . Norms- successfully acted out through a series of norms- traditional norms and emerging ones.