Exam Review – WGS 101
Q: Name one example of agency discussed in the text/lecture and discuss the historical
context and the power relations it engaged?
Q: Judith Butler “gender is performed.” What does she mean?
A: Gender Troubles, 1990.
Rules questioned challenged, gender performed not bio, self disciplinary, gender
transgression, vs binary (male/female)
Q: Describe the components of the intersectionality of oppression, select one of the
issues/topic area covered in this course and apply the components to your selected
A: Race, Class, age, ability, citizenship, ethnicity, sexuality
Intersectionality - families:
Gender – head of house
Race – other mothering
Class – welfare
Sexuality – practice
Age - power
Mrs. Cohen: Holocaust and WGS
-discourse, power of language (hate speech)