-Prejudice can result when a strong scheme(organized or interpreted information) about a group is at odds with the qualities thought to be needed for success in a role.
-We may not rate members as highly qualified for a role because of these schemas.
-When members of the schema DO perform the role, we evaluate them unfavorably
EX: Women Leaders, Hilary Clinton= agressive
an invisible barrier that blocks the promotion of a qualified individual in a work environment because of the individual's gender, race, or ethnicity
Domestic Workers United
-NY Law that agencies must give workers a list of rights and a written statement or job conditions. Legal obligation, keep for three years
-Domestic worker recognition day
-Since they started in 2000m DWU has won over 200,000 in back wages for workers who were abused or underpaid by their employers
work on the body requires not only physical labor but extensive emotional management. The concept of body labor makes two important contributions to the study of emotional labor.
1. it explores the embodied dimensions of emotional labor and
2. it investigates the intersections of race, gender, and class in shaping its performance
the accelerating interdependence of nations in a world system linked economically and through mass media and modern transportation systems
When domestic workers are forced to leave their children in their countries of origin due to the inability to provide for them while working in the United States.
social construction of illness and production of health
what counts as illness and how do we seek out health. Many mental illnesses fall into this category.(cultural approach)
a form of marriage in which a person may have several spouses in his or her lifetime but only one spouse at any one time. Ex. marry one guy then you get a divorce and then you get re-married. During each marriage your committed to that one person.
Hegemonic Relationship Script
there is one socially positive sexual script for heterosexual couples, and it is decidedly pro-dyadic form of sexual monogamy.
cognitive dissonance theory
the theory that we act to reduce the discomfort (dissonance) we feel when two of our thoughts (cognitions) are inconsistent. Ex. Why men cheat? They want to be seen as a monogamist but their bodies are telling them to be with multiple women. Our bodies and our thinking process do not align with each other.
Wedding Industrial Complex
-close association between weddings, the transnational wedding industry (production of wedding dresses, diamond mining, etc.), marriage, the state, religion, media, and popular culture
-Describes the area of debate about where the power to manage women's reproductive capacities should reside
-make reproductive decisions within framework of existing public policies
-Child bearing as a choice. Government constrains and expands this choice
-Relate to Dark Side of Birth Control
-Radical response to heteronormativity
-what is at odds with the normal the illegitimate and the dominant
-Unlike traditional LGBT movement, which sought inclusion in dominant society
-Challenges power structures that favor heterosexuality
Equal Rights Amendment
a constitutional amendment passed by congress in 1972 stating that "equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the united states or by any state on account of sex." the amendment failed to acquire the necessary support from three-fourths of the state legislatures.
Social Construction of Mothering
-culturally variable relationship in which one individual nurtures and cares for another
-varies in terms of political, economic, and cultural resources and constraints
-constructed through individual and group actions within specific historical and political circumstances
-social rather than biological construct
A politics that does not contest dominant heteronormative assumptions and institutions, but upholds and sustains them, while promising the possibility of a demobilized gay constituency and a privatized, depoliticized gay culture anchored in domesticity and consumption.
Seneca Falls Convention
womens rights convention held in seneca falls NY
first time women and men met together to demand the right to vote for women
first time that the push for women's suffrage gained national prominance
womens roles should be equal to mens in every aspect to life
modeled after declaration
married women get property rights
higher education for women
Combahee River Collective
-Black feminist lesbian organization active from 1974-1980
-Collective statement with interlocking oppressions
-Black feminism different from white feminist movement
-racism in white movement
The process by which understandings of race are used to classify individuals or groups of people. Racial distinctions are more than ways of describing human differences: they are also important factors in the reproduction of patterns of power and inequality
National Women's Party
-founded in 1915
-first wave feminism founded under the suffrage issue
-19t amendment, ERA
-civil disobedience, protests, hunger strikes, etc. Movie in class, women picketed the white house. fight for women's rights.
a connection exists between the issue of culture and the status of women, and that progress for women could be achieved only through abandoning the native culture. culture context
-white men and women are saving brown women from brown men
-colonial feminism essentializes. (attributes a culture essence to the "problem" and stigmatizes differences)
-preach for the well-being of women as an excuse to invade.
the process of making society believe that violence, especially war, is an effective way to solve conflict to the point that any nonviolent attempt to solve conflict is snidely dismissed as ineffective, liberal, feminine, sissy or a whole host of other derogatorily used terms.
-the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
-maternal instinct - raised as a political framework and identity that used to be private
-ability to view the beliefs and customs of other peoples within context of their culture rather than one's own
-is the principal that an individual human's belief and activities should be understood in terms of his or her own culture
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