Social Construction Theory and Feminist Psychology
Social Construction Theory and Feminist Psychology PSY430-01
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Date Created: 02/09/16
What counts as sex? - direct intercourse (vaginal and penis penetration), anal, oral, if an orgasm occurs, - Cultural message -> then individual wishes expectations Penetration-> Heterosexual/ heteronorm intercorse When Can someone say they’ve had sex? Who Determines this? - Dominant-> Men -> Power (birth control, - Lack of Knowledge about the clitoris Who is excluded? -lesbian, gay male, (transgender), bisexuals (not completely excluded) Language, Images, and sexuality Difference between social construction theory and feminist theory: SCT does not place as much emphasis on structural power and one’s social position within a patriarchal system. Social Categories: Gender, race, ethnicity, social class, sexual orientation, able- bodied, religion, human/other species Oppression Framework: Feminist Dominant: 1. Male 2. White 3. Anglo- Saxon 4. Privileged Class (Wealthy) 5. Heterosexual/Straight 6. Able-Bodied (“Normal” Mental, Fully Functional) Religion: 1. Christian “Protestant" 2. Human Subordinate: 1. Women 2. People Of Color
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