Class Notes (905,832)
CA (538,520)
UTSG (45,721)
WGS (220)
WGS160Y1 (152)
Lecture

Gender & Violence Lecture

2 Pages
116 Views

Department
Women and Gender Studies
Course Code
WGS160Y1
Professor
June Larkin

This preview shows half of the first page. Sign up to view the full 2 pages of the document.
WGS: Gender and Violence
x Intersectionality and Gender Violence
x Violence, Colonialism and Genocide
x Individual and Structural Forms of violence
x Responses to Gender Violence
x Thomas fuller:
x In medieval times a husbands duty to punish his wife
x Historical anecdotes tell us violence against women has a long history and that it is not
contemporary, structural violence, built into our institution
x Key themes: to understand violence we have to do much more than think about gender relation
and patriarchy to understand gender violence
x Women of colour treated less fairly, men of colour more likely to be charged than white men for
abuse.
x Unsafe for women of colour to report violence in marriage because of racism, complex dynamic
x Justice system makes it difficult for coloured women to report incidents of abuse
x Reasons that women of colour might be less likely to report violenceÆlanguage, financial,
sponsored, isolated, not accessible service, no knowledge of rights
x Reena Virk: murdered bulliedU]v[uv]}vZZsuffered racism, taken up as act of girl
violence, epidemic in girl violence.
x Ignored the fact that a man was involved, situates perpetrators as victims, no race analysis
x Racism was a factor because the girls burned a cigarette on her forehead trying to make the
hindu tradition of something on their forehead
x Did not target the source of the problem which was racism
x If an issue is addressed that people in public who consume the literature should respond
x vu]Z[]oWol}µPvÀ]}ovUakes about colonialism in cultural genocide
and their importance
x ^}ov^]W]v]Pv}µÁ}uv[]vvÁZ}P}}vu]]vPUµZ}]}(u]]vP
women in political context
x Andrea Smith: ÆThe social and economic marginalization of indigenous women along with a
history of government policies that have torn apart indigenous families and communities had
pushed a disproportionate number of Indigenous women into dangerous situations that include
extreme poverty, homelessness and prostitution
x Highway of tears: a lot of aboriginal have gone missing
x Walk of justice: activists cross country trek for missing women Activists start cross country trek
for missing women
x Key points in walk bring attention that government paying less attention to these murders,
racism built in the system
x ^ People went from Vancouver to Ottawa, and stopped in twenty cities to raise awareness
x ]((v(}u}(s]}ovZÇ((Á}uv[µ]ÇWtUPvPUu]oUv
and date rape, cultural violence, sexual harassment, medical violence, massacred and terrorism
x Medical Violence: in some cases women are forced sterilized, push for nationalism abortion is
illegal, necessary to reproduce, abortion of female fetus because male children are preferred
www.notesolution.com

Loved by over 2.2 million students

Over 90% improved by at least one letter grade.

Leah — University of Toronto

OneClass has been such a huge help in my studies at UofT especially since I am a transfer student. OneClass is the study buddy I never had before and definitely gives me the extra push to get from a B to an A!

Leah — University of Toronto
Saarim — University of Michigan

Balancing social life With academics can be difficult, that is why I'm so glad that OneClass is out there where I can find the top notes for all of my classes. Now I can be the all-star student I want to be.

Saarim — University of Michigan
Jenna — University of Wisconsin

As a college student living on a college budget, I love how easy it is to earn gift cards just by submitting my notes.

Jenna — University of Wisconsin
Anne — University of California

OneClass has allowed me to catch up with my most difficult course! #lifesaver

Anne — University of California
Description
WGS: Gender and Violence N Intersectionality and Gender Violence N Violence, Colonialism and Genocide N Individual and Structural Forms of violence N Responses to Gender Violence N Thomas fuller: N In medieval times a husbands duty to punish his wife N Historical anecdotes tell us violence against women has a long history and that it is not contemporary, structural violence, built into our institution N Key themes: to understand violence we have to do much more than think about gender relation and patriarchy to understand gender violence N Women of colour treated less fairly, men of colour more likely to be charged than white men for abuse. N Unsafe for women of colour to report violence in marriage because of racism, complex dynamic N Justice system makes it difficult for coloured women to report incidents of abuse N Reasons that women of colour might be less likely to report violencelanguage, financial, sponsored, isolated, not accessible service, no knowledge of rights N Reena Virk: murdered bullied7]L[KL]}LZZZsuffered racism, taken up as act of girl violence, epidemic in girl violence. N Ignored the fact that a man was involved, situates perpetrators as victims, no race analysis N Racism was a factor because the girls burned a cigarette on her forehead trying to make the hindu tradition of something on their forehead N Did not target the source of the problem which was racism N If an issue is ad
More Less
Unlock Document


Only half of the first page are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


OR

Don't have an account?

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