GSWS midterm part 3
GSWS midterm part 3
rules of self-disclosure
is the other person important to you?
is the benefit worth the risk?
is the disclosure appropriate?
will the disclosure be reciprocate?
what will be gained from the disclosure?
sexually promiscuous black woman in media; her sexual desires masculinize her bc they are similar to that of a man
why victims of domestic abuse stay
fear, have children, financial dependence, embarrasment, "my fault," denial/"it'll get better" rationale, nobody will believe me, I love him/her/them, few resources, isolated from family/friends, prestige/privileges ascribed to marriage
reflects traditional marriage contract where the head/husband has responsibilities to provide family wage and complement/wife takes responsibility for home and raising children, also complementing the head's role by being supportive and encouraging in both emotional and material ways; power with the head
casual degradation of any marginalized group
occurs when one person voluntarily agrees to the proposal or desires of another
the building and maintenance of colonies in one region by people from another region
African-American household women slaves who were considered by family members as their African-American mothers; black mother stereotype in media
a course of conduct directed at a specfic person that would cause a reasonable person to feel fear
guidelines for how we are supposed to feel and act as sexual persons
ideas and beliefs about sexual aspects of the self that are established from past and present experiences and which act to guide sexual feelings and behavior
masculine sexual script in which sex is for pleasure
feminine sexual script in which sex is for emotional attachment and love
process of communication by which one person reveals information about himself or herself to another
there is no medical or biological definition of virginity
a specific branch of feminist thought that aims at theorizing and combating sexual oppression rather than oppression based solely on gender (as more traditional feminist factions have)