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Women & Gender Studies
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Lorraine Vander Hoef

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Final Exam Review Questions WS100OC I. Define the following terms: Environmental racism (288)- reflects the fact that people of colour in the United States are disproportionately exposed to toxic environments due to the dumping of chemical and other waste on Native American lands and in urban areas where more people of colour live. Reproductive choice (290-309)- being able to have safe and affordable birthing and parenting options; reliable, safe, and affordable birth control technologies; freedom from forced sterilization, and the availability of abortion Eugenics (290)- a belief and social practice where, racist and classist idea that certain groups have more right to reproduce Norplant (297, 344)- contraceptive device that is implanted under the skin of the upper arm and releases a small amount of the hormone progestin through the inserted capsules for up to 5 years Pro-life advocate (301)- believe that human personhood begins at conception and a fertilized ovum or fetus has the right to full moral and legal rights of personhood. They believe that rights about the sanctity of human life outweigh the rights of mothers. Some see abortion as murder and doctors and other health care workers who assist in providing abortion services as accomplices to a crime
 Roe v. Wade (301-4)- Supreme Court ruling legislation abortion because many women have resorted to illegal abortion, which has caused many deaths. Legal abortions will decrease chances of death Fistula (329)
 Nuclear family (355)
 Family values (359- 60)
 Motherhood (369-71)
 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (358, 380) Economic globalization (391) Hostile work environment (399-401) Horizontal segregation (406; 412-3) Vertical segregation (409; 413) Glass escalator (410) Comparable worth (413)
 Dual labour market (400-402)
 Hip-hop culture (506; 534; 535-42)
 Zines (468, 498-501)
 Male gaze (459-60)
 Sexting (493-6)
 Gendered violence (503-9)
 Stalking (505-9)
 Pornography (524)
 Sexual assault (511)
 Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)(550-2)
 Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) (522, 549)
 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (341, 563) Femme couverte (557)
 Alimony (560)
 Tokenism (561)
 Global feminism (670-2)
 Radical approach to feminist activism (644-5)
 Transformational politics (651-2)
 Jane Doe
 Marie Claire Blais
 Compulsory heterosexuality
 Sexology Boston marriage Medicalization
 Dr. Henry Morgentaler Estrogen
 Bill C-49
 Privilege II. Respond to each of the following short answer questions in review of these online and textbook reading topics: a. Chapter Six/Lesson Ten:
 How do principles of equity, androcentrism, medicalization, stereotyping, and levels of corporate responsibility determine justice through women’s access to healthcare? Be able to discuss how definitions of sex and gender, globalization and economic development and sociocultural factors affect girls’ health and lifespan (Woods). Be able to discuss the intersecting oppressions experienced by women of colour in their pursuit of reproductive justice and their critique of reproductive “choice” (Silliman et al.) Be able to explain how the ideology of femininity in the nineteenth century shaped conceptions of women’s health and psychiatric illness. How does the history of the birth control pill demonstrate the “authority of men to decide women’s reproductive lives”? b. Chapter Seven/Lesson Seven:
 Explain how the term “family values” has been used by political conservatives to exclude some definitions of family. What social inj
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