ECU SOCI 1010 - Privilege Continued & Intro to Gender (2 pages)

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white privilege, gender, sex, gender, biological


Lecture number:
6
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
East Carolina University
Course:
Soci 1010 - Race, Gender, Class
Edition:
1
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SOCI 1010 1nd Edition Lecture 6 Outline of Last Lecture I Benefits v Drawbacks of having a symbolic ethnicity II The Big Idea III Terms Definitions IV Dominant Privilege Outline of Current Lecture I Dominant Privilege Continued II Gender The Big Deal III Definitions Current Lecture I Dominant Privilege a Definition advantages tied to category membership that are unearned b White Privilege reading i Author discovered white privilege or dominant privilege by seeing her own experience as a women with male colleagues ii Describes dominant privilege as an invisible backpack iii You automatically have a privilege even if it is unconscious in certain situations just because of your category membership c What my Bike has Taught me about White Privilege i White woman in Michigan decided to commute to work on her bike although the town wasn t commuter friendly ii Noticed how mean people were on the roads they yelled at her drove close to her splashed her on purpose told her to get on the sidewalkeven though the LAW gave her permission to ride on the road These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute II III iii She noted that even if all the angry aggressive drivers were removed from the road I would still be in danger because the roads were created for the automobile iv She compares the automobiles to being white and the biker to being of another race Gender The Big Deal a Sociologists argue that many of the differences between women and men are socially created Definitions a Sex Biological Gender physical characteristics i Examples chromosomes penis or vagina testosterone levels estrogen level adam s apple bone structure b Gender socially created differences between men and women i Examples hair style clothing cosmetics shoes heels style of earrings purses eye contact or lack of the way we sit degree to which we can cry at a movie ii Has to be caught iii Many are



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