SOCY 1016 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Centrality, Slut, Emotion Work

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Men are from Mars, Women
are from Venus
John Gray
The “Nature of Men:”
They think in terms of things, express
power by achieving goals, do not ask
for help or advice
The “Nature of Women”
More relationship than goal oriented
Expresses essentialist views
Evolution, Males and
Violence
David Barash
Essentialist view: people and/or phenomena
have an underlying and unchanging “essence”
such as good behavior: why things are the way
they are
Gender can change across time/space/place
Tough Guise
Jackson Katz
Social expectations to be a “real man”
If you don’t conform, there are degrading
names to then define them as
“We all have to suffer for this change if we
want our sons to be better men”
Constructionist viewslearned behaviors,
society implemented
The Medical Construction of
Gender: Case Management of
Intersexed Infants
Suzanne Kessler
Most times the gender is determined based off
of the ‘quality’ of the genitalia
If the child is born with a micropenis, it will be
decided as a female
More focused on the “aesthetic condition”
1920’s: If deciding to be female, it should be
able to reproduce later in life
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Men are from mars, women are from venus. They think in terms of things, express power by achieving goals, do not ask for help or advice. Essentialist view: people and/or phenomena have an underlying and unchanging essence such as good behavior: why things are the way they are. If you don"t conform, there are degrading names to then define them as. We all have to suffer for this change if we want our sons to be better men . Suzanne kessler most times the gender is determined based off of the quality" of the genitalia. If the child is born with a micropenis, it will be decided as a female. 1920"s: if deciding to be female, it should be able to reproduce later in life. Genital ambiguity is corrected" not because it is threatening to the infants life but because it is threatening to the infants culture . Creating: contradictory statuses (masculinity on court, femininity off court)

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