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Ch 6 Notes In Search of Respect

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Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTA02H3
Professor
Maggie Cummings

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Chapter 6: Redrawing The Gender Line on The StreetANTA02
Misogyny is dislike of women
Even children knew about common violence against women
Witnessing Patriarchy in Crisis
Despite how common violence against women is, they dont live in terror
They are being empowered slowly
Men lash out against women and children they can no longer control
Achievements of women have been framed in individual rights, ignores macro
change that is occurring
Structural forces have allowed women different roles
oA nuclear family of 2 children in inner NY cities cant be afforded by just the
father working
Men struggle to hold on to masculinity and jibaro ways
Puerto Rican street culture has male authoritarianism and concerns over sexual
fidelity y, promiscuity, and public display of male domination
oThis prevented the author as a male from having in depth conversations with
women
Candy was mad that her husband didnt give her any money and wasted it all on
cocaine and his girlfriend, leaving Candy to fend for herself and her 5 children
Domestic Violence in Postindustrial Turmoil
Someone always had to be around when author and Candy were talking, or else it
would be seen as inappropriate or even dangerous
Romantic elopement is legitimate cultural institution for jibaros
oAllows girl to resists her fathers domination
oCandy ran away from him with her mothers blessing b/c Candys dad would
beat Candy
As long as woman submits to her lover, and they have a household when she is
pregnant, it is okay
www.notesolution.com
Chapter 6: Redrawing The Gender Line on The StreetANTA02
oIt is also okay for the woman to leave her husband and find another if she is
being treated poorly
Ability to elope gives women bargaining power
Instead of villagers helping Candy escaping and finding her a new male household
(in rural traditions), Candy had inner city gangs to run to, who raped her
Candy saw her marriage to Felix as a woman that was doing something to escape
abuse while engaging in a love affair with Felix. She was an excited mother
oInstitution saw differently, they believed Candy was not ready to be mother
and tried to take her child away
Candy was a battered woman and tried committing suicide
oTaught her how to manipulate social services
Violence against women is intergenerational, her father beat her and so did her dad
oBut this is individualistic explanation (battered woman syndrome)
*Ignores structural and systemic dislocation of rural people to urban
inner city
oCandy and Felix wanted a large family that was more suited for jibaro
families, Felixs violence against her would be more acceptable in a rural
setting labourers are needed for urgent farming
Man commanding respect from women is obsolete in this economical constraint
Female Liberation Versus Traditional Sexual Jealousy
Candy held onto traditional family values, and saw her shooting of Felix as a jealous
woman in love with her unfaithful husband
oGender confrontations assertions of individual rights are expressed in sexual
jealousy
Women can express their individual rights by eloping, but have to submit to unclear
household
Candy didnt leave Felix until she violated kinship solidarity by sleeping with her
sister
Candys anger is stated in rules of her cultures previous generations
www.notesolution.com

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Chapter 6: Redrawing The Gender Line on The Street ANTA02 Misogyny is dislike of women Even children knew about common violence against women Witnessing Patriarchy in Crisis Despite how common violence against women is, they dont live in terror They are being empowered slowly Men lash out against women and children they can no longer control Achievements of women have been framed in individual rights, ignores macro change that is occurring Structural forces have allowed women different roles o A nuclear family of 2 children in inner NY cities cant be afforded by just the father working Men struggle to hold on to masculinity and jibaro ways Puerto Rican street culture has male authoritarianism and concerns over sexual fidelity y, promiscuity, and public display of male domination o This prevented the author as a male from having in depth conversations with women Candy was mad that her husband didnt give her any money and wasted it all on cocaine and his girlfriend, leaving Candy to fend for herself and her 5 children Domestic Violence in Postindustrial Turmoil Someone always had to be around when author and Candy were talking, or else it would be seen as inappropriate or even dangerous Romantic elopement is legitimate cultural institution for jibaros o Allows girl to resists her fathers domination o Candy ran away from him with her mothers blessing bc Candys dad would beat Candy As long as woman submits to her lover, and they have a household when she is pregnant, it is okay www.notesolution.com
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