WS240 Week 3 Quiz
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The authors of Women's Voices Feminist Visions define institutions as social organizations that involve established patterns of behavior organized around particular purposes. Which of the following is NOT mentioned by the authors as a characteristic of institutions?
Institutions cannot be reformed and must be abolished in order to promote a truly just society
In her article, "White Privilege and Male Privilege," Peggy McIntosh argues that the solution to unequal distribution of privilege is that no one should get to experience any of the positive advantages she discusses in her article.
According to Marilyn Frye, men opening doors for women is
An example of an apparently minor issue that, in combination with many others, actually confines and constrains women AND
A reflection of the idea that women are incapable or incapacitated in some way
According to Evin Taylor ("Cisgender Privilege"), cisgender people are
People whose gender identity, role, or expression is considered to match their assigned gender by societal standards
In "Peculiar Benefits" Roxane Gay explains that privilege is a zero-sum game, that it is something you either have entirely or do not.
Universal suffrage was the top priority of all of the five constituent groups represented in the Seneca Falls activity that took place in class last week.
The authors of the Combahee River Collective Statement emphasize that they stand in solidarity with progressive black men. Why?
The anti-racist nature of their feminism speaks to the experience of all black people
According to the readings for today, privilege can be defined as
Advantages people have by virtue of their status or position in society
Vivian M. May's article "Intersectionality" critiques the article "Oppression" explaining that it
Assumes gender is isolatable from other facets of identity.
Which of the following groups and movements shaped feminism and feminist activism
Hijas de Cuauhtemoc
WARN (Women of All Red Nations)
Third World Women's Alliance
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