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Lecture 9

ENG-W 131 Lecture 9: Concepts from all Essays (1)

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ENG-W 131
Jillian Gilmer

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Devor Wendell BenMoshe Thomson Gender is a social Concepts: Twopart thesis: wants Concepts: construct that makes Disability is not only a to change the Individuals being stared us adhere to the biomedical framework of at are often subject to gender binary in phenomenon but a incarceration so we unwanted social western society. social construct acknowledge the attention How the world is built incarceration of PWDs, Gender binary is constructs disability wants to abolish prison We stare but also look upheld is marginalize PWDs are often kept in and institutionalization away and break a (make inferior, push to private system connection (that could the side) femininity Pace of life be repaired) and ppl with feminine representation vs. traits. All PWDs are reality of institutions Facial expressions in stereotyped to be (this is somewhere in portraits show its ok to Femininity: passive, burdens and helpless Ben Moshe) stare, gives person with taking up less space, disability a voice caring, maternal, male Society doesnt offer incarcerated people (without saying oriented help to PWDs and patients are anything) Masc: aggressive; stripped of their dominant; selfreliance The world is designed identities Disability often (independence) for ablebodied ppl deviates from BenMoshe describes guidelines of social Gender rolesgender Certain cultures have mental institutions as mannerisms schema stereotypes about prisons designed to disability that are separate mentally disabled individuals Gender is not inherent stigmatizing (often disabled from rest of dont conform to social but rather learned as based on cultural society expectations we grow up representations such as film and literature) being incarcerated Ocular idstaring and sexuality distinct from has a negative stareeredirecting the gender and sex connotation, that gazepity and antipity abnormality is danger, easier to identify that ppl who are Robert Murphy: someone as male incarcerated are bad acknowledged by rather than female peopledeserve it women and POC (preference, inclination Murphy: disability based on socialization) institutions are a feminizes men and dumping ground for makes him equal to crossgender PWDsmentally women and POC characteristics: if illthose we deem minimal they are unfit(138) ignored, if they are marked then there is scorn or shame, both of these moves uphold the gender binary
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