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Published on 4 Feb 2011
School
UTSG
Department
History
Course
HIS102Y1
Professor
Women in public: Rulers and Rioters.
Anthropologists: define power:
Defines as power to access food or land.
Ability to gain compliance through your will
Historians:
Ability to cut effectively in ways not allocating to everyone
Women might fall under the category of authority power looked upon as physical
force.
Power-authority-status-influence
Status measured by your public role. Women status was usually determined by what
their fathers and husbands do.
The inheritance greatly influence womens status
Concerns about power and authority held by women
Desire to control women. E.g. English villages., shrews (women who talks and yells
at other people a lot.)
Communities working together to make devices to punish and control these shrew.
Devices such as douching stool and brank were used to control these acts of women.
Varieties of public participation:
1Economic: (market place for women)
2Prostitution: women in public
3Religion: church participation considered as occupation of public space) engage riots.
4Writing and publishing: public domain, women can publish their ideas and opinions
and contribute their ways.
5Domestic roles and public roles: role of family set to be as a little state that if has to
be governed. Husband is the head of the family and no one can rebel against him
else they punish.
Political participation:
www.notesolution.com
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Anthropologists: define power: defines as power to access food or land, ability to gain compliance through your will. Historians: ability to cut effectively in ways not allocating to everyone, women might fall under the category of authority power looked upon as physical force, power-authority-status-influence, status measured by your public role. Women status was usually determined by what their fathers and husbands do: the inheritance greatly influence women"s status, concerns about power and authority held by women, desire to control women. English villages. , shrews (women who talks and yells at other people a lot. : communities working together to make devices to punish and control these shrew. Devices such as douching stool and brank were used to control these acts of women. 3 religion: church participation considered as occupation of public space) engage riots. 4 writing and publishing: public domain, women can publish their ideas and opinions and contribute their ways.