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GWS 101 Final Exam (all material)
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Which of the following terms refers to the theory that our knowledge of gender and other identity categories are tied to social processes and are therefore constantly being created and re-created by human beings within specific cultural contexts?
Which term refers to the deliberate examination of how and why one comes to their beliefs, ideas, and knowledge in the context of broader power relations?
The integration of theory and social justice one's behaviors in the world reflect liberatory philosophies is called:
The form of feminism bell hooks identifies in which women work within the existing power structures to maximize their freedom is called:
Where does bell hooks claim that radical feminism has been most accepted?
a response to oppression, an outgrowth of activism, debate, and rich intellectual tradition, a field that evolved from Women's Studies
According to Berger and Radeloff, Women's and Gender Studies is:
research, theory, praxis
What are the components of the WGS triad Berger & Radeloff describe?
loose definitions of femininity/women-hood
Which is NOT a defining element of patriarchy as a system according to Johnson?
According to Johnson, what is the process through which we learn how to participate in social life?
Because of the way whites are taught to recognize racism, Because white people do not see white as a racial category, Because privilege is purposefully structured to be invisible
What is the reason that most white people do not recognize white privilege according to McIntosh?
What term does Frye use to refer to "situations in which options are reduced to a very few and all of them expose one to penalty, censure, or deprivation"?
What metaphorical image does Frye use to explain oppression?
Who coined the term "intersectionality"?
A failed lawsuit against General Motors
What inspired the creation of the term intersectionality?
All systems of oppression are equally oppressive
Which system of oppression does Audre Lorde claim is the most oppressive?
Because identities intersect & many Black people are part of the LBGTQ community
Why does Audre Lorde claim that "Any attack against Black people is a lesbian and gay issue?"
Race, Class, Gender & Sexuality
Which of the following identity categories are most central to the politics of the Combahee River Collective?
Attracted to men/males/masculinity or women/females/femininity or both
Surgery only for life-saving/health-enhancing reasons,
Full information provided to parents and child, The ability to change birth certificate sex assignment at any time
In "The Five Sexes Revisited," Anne Fausto-Sterling recommends which of the following for intersex infants?
Fausto-Sterling discusses which activist who spoke at the May 2000 meeting of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society?
Intersex Society of North America
Wilchins writes about the actions of what organization founded by Cheryl Chase?
The male body
C.J. Pascoe advocates uncoupling the study of masculinity from what?
an umbrella term describing people whose gender identity or expression differs from that associated with their birth sex
the characterization of mental or physical states as diseases
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Traditionally the US feminist movement is divided into how many waves?
women's suffrage refers to
Women's right to vote
The Declaration of Independence
Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was the first women's right convention and produced a document on women's rights modeled after what?
According to Koedt, the myth of the vaginal orgasm comes from...
Where does Koedt say female orgasms originate from?
What term did Betty Friedan use to describe the threat she felt association with lesbianism was to the feminist movement?
A form of social organization in which males dominate females
the interconnected nature of social categorizations such as race, class, and gender as they apply to a given individual or group, regarded as creating overlapping and interdependent systems of discrimination or disadvantage.
A theory about the teaching/learning process that guides our choice of classroom practices by providing criteria to evaluate specific educational strategies and techniques in terms of the desired course goals or outcomes.
3 kinds of feminism
reformist, lifestyle, radical
seeks equality for women within existing systems, not against men i.e jobs, education, pay
the notion that there are as many versions of feminism as there are women, anyone can claim they are a feminist, but not every act is feminist just because they are one
Form of feminist theory that believes that gender inequality is the result of male domination in all aspects of social and economic life. seeks to end sexism, but acknowledges women can participate in sexist thinking too
social or cultural level. beyond the singular control of any individual
individual or community level. occurs with and between people or specific groups of people
an unearned advantage that confers dominance and power based on a social identity
the flip side of privilege; occurs when a group is caught between or among social forces and barriers which limit their choices and increases risk of harm
philosphical and scientific approach to managing the population through a variety of positive and negative practices in order to create "a better human race"
1850s-1920s; suffrage and property rights
1960s-1980s; role of women in workplace, home, and politics
1990s-now??; self expression, sexuality, cultural, racial diversity
Women's Liberation Movement
This refers to a series of campaigns for reforms on issues such as reproductive rights, domestic violence, maternity leave, equal pay, women's suffrage, sexual harassment, and sexual violence; second wave
That feminism has meant different things to different people in various times & places,
That we must allow feminism to have different meanings to address the needs of various groups of women,
and That feminism can never name sexism as the sole oppression of women
What lessons does Moses say that we should learn from the history of feminism?
by not exploring how men should assume responsibility for ending sexist oppression
How does hooks believe liberal feminists unconsciously designated their movement as "women's work"?
Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists
What does TERF, an acronym for feminists that reject trans identities in feminism, stand for?
That any form of birth control is a sin
According to Barrett-Fox, what belief primarily characterizes the conservative Christian Quiverfull movement?
Because they are non-normative
According to Das Gupta, why do current immigration enforcement policies target certain immigrant families over others?
All families (same sex and opposite sex headed families and families with children)
What sorts of families is "Beyond Same-Sex Marriage" concerned with?
Because their goal is a caring civil society regardless of relationship type
Why does "Beyond Same-Sex Marriage" oppose pursuing marriage equality as a standalone issue?
teaching women how to negotiate like men
which of the following is not a tactic suggested by kim to decrease the gender pay gap
Increasing access to higher paid professions for women, Increasing pay in professions dominated by women, Unionizing women-dominated professions,
Prohibiting pay secrecy
kim suggest to decrease the gender pay gap to
term created to bring together social justice with sexual and reproductive health rights through a human rights framework
black women activists
Who created the term reproductive justice in 1994?
According to SisterSong, someone who is personally opposed to abortion cannot participate in reproductive justice organizing
According to Ferguson, Comstock Law, passed in 1873, essentially forced birth control underground by criminalizing sending what through the mail?
According to Kellner, which is NOT one of the three components studied in critical cultural studies?
reception and use, textual analysis, production and political economy
According to Kellner, what are the three components studied in critical cultural studies?
According to Capulet, which is NOT a quality that many of the most contemporary famous bisexuals have in common?
women, entertainers, sex symbols
According to Capulet, which are qualities that many of the most contemporary famous bisexuals have in common?
they are sex-craved, not real, or they are monogamous/non-committal
According to Capulet, what is a common stereotype about bisexuals?
The shift of government funded social programs focuses on gender issues to nonprofit, extra governmental organizations
According to Britton and Price, the term "NGOization" refers to what?
By enacting quotas in representative bodies
According to Britton and Price, how do some African nations ensure women's representation in government?
Iranian Islamic feminism
According to Abu-Lughod, where did women in Afghanistan look towards when searching for models for liberation?
the U.S. bombing of Afghanistan
According to Abu-Lughod, what issues are feminist groups in Afghanistan like RAWA concerned with?
none of the above
According to Abu-Lughod and Ozcan, which of the following types of Islamic dress are considered universally oppressive?
a. the burqa
b. the hijab
c. the veil
According to lecture, some first wave feminists used racist, classist, and ableist arguments to advocate for women's suffrage.
According to lecture, some states, such as California and Oregon, allow people to have third gender/sex options such as X or intersex on their government IDs.
Reproductive Justice activists believe we must fight equally for the right to have a child, the right to not have a child, and the right to parent children safely.
Gestational surrogacy is illegal in Australia, Canada, Egypt, Mexico, and most of Europe, but there is no federal law regulating surrogacy in the US.
a society or culture-wide set of values and beliefs which provide privileges and advantages to some people by virtue of their identity, status or position and disadvantages, violence and oppression to others.
cultural and social expectations of people's appearance, behaviors, abilities, and attitudes based upon their identities and often in comparison to others
An organization that involves established patterns of behavior developed around a particular purpose and various social norm(s) in order to meet a general societal need
The societal interpretation and manipulation of symbols, bodies and behaviors over time into seemingly natural or common-sense understandings, values, and beliefs which have real material effects on the world.
For a film or TV episode to pass the Bechdel test there must be: 2 named women characters who speak to each other about something other than
Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique explored the discontent of white, middle-class housewives in the 1950s. Friedan referred to this discontent as "The Problem that has ___"
refers to the way people lives multiple social systems at once and a scholarly approach to analyzing and researching the interaction of these systems.
is a term for the household and care-giving labor performed by women at home in addition to their wage work.
refers to an unearned advantage that confers dominance and power based on a social identity.
Term to describe how reproductive labor is experienced and valued differently according to social inequalities, particularly class and race.
The oppression of people, particularly women and girls, through legal and social control of their bodies, sexuality, labor and reproduction.
Subset of the second wave feminist movement in which women created women's communes and spaces where no men were allowed. These spaces, sometimes excluded trans women, and did not work for many women of color who believed they needed to work with men of color to end racism and could not, therefore, separate entirely.
Invisible barriers structurally tied to gender, race, sexuality, (dis)ability, class etc. that prevent job and career advancement for marginalized people.
evaluation of other cultures according to the standards and customs of one's own culture.
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