Women Studies 10/13/16
Women Studies 10/13/16 WS 200
Popular in Intro To Women Studies
Kalee Grace Jones
verified elite notetaker
Popular in Gender and Women Studies
This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kalee Grace Jones on Wednesday October 12, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to WS 200 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Stephanie Fishel in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 3 views. For similar materials see Intro To Women Studies in Gender and Women Studies at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
Reviews for Women Studies 10/13/16
Report this Material
What is Karma?
Karma is the currency of StudySoup.
You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!
Date Created: 10/12/16
Women Studies 10/13/16 What are politics? • Politics-the activities of governments concerning the political relations between countries. • We cannot always make individual decisions all the time. • We give up our ideas in exchange for protection by the state • How much government do we want in our lives? - The number one question right now in the United States. • Politics asks how will we live together. We all have competing ideas. • What three things can Trump or Clinton do to help out those who feel like they didn’t get a say in the election? • We are caught in individuality in America. • How do we socially construct mental illness? • The world is made for someone who is a certain heigh t, weight, people who have two legs that work, etc. • Our bodies are fragile. It is soft and can die. When we are young we do not think about it. • Social Construction. • We make it hard for “Non-normal people” to be in our sight or even live. • Every four years when we have an election we are having a little revolution. Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what is wrenching society apart. By George Monbiot • Anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self -harm and loneliness are KILLING people all over the world. • Social Media and society are to blame. Everyone fills they can not fit in, so they end up hurting themselves or stressing over themselves • We are mammals and are socially constructed. • Self-Harm is the biggest killer in the UK for people 20 and under. • “Children who experience emotional neglect, according to some findings, suffer worse mental health consequences than children suffering both emotional neglect and physical abuse: hideous as it is, violence involves attention and contact.” (Monbiot) • It is frustrating to hide your mental illness, or anger • Obesity becomes a problem because you want to hide when you eat. • You feel unsettled when you are not at your usual perspective. • Our kitchens are made for people who are average height. Examined Life-Judith Butler and Sunaura Taylor • A disabled woman and a normal woman take a “walk” together • Public Transportation and buildings have places that are accessible to disabled people. This opens a door to make disabled people socially acceptable. • She uses the term “going for a walk” and explains that this is not unusual for her to say. • We all have unique embodiments • Disabled people are socially isolated, do not have as many job openings available, and they do not have as many housing options available. • Gender and disability converge in many different ways. • Disabled people experience a lot of violence and are told things like “you walk like a monkey” when they are little and can actual ly walk. • We all need each other to live in our everyday lives. ADHD sucks, but not really • (Ted Talks) • “Pay Attention”, “Do you even think”, “We just went over that, how do you not remember? ” • All these expressions have been said to the speaker • Is ADHD inherently dysfunctional? • Brainstorming is great for ADHD people. They have many thoughts, and this helps them start thinking of deeper thoughts. • Their passions are authentic! If they are showing interest, it is real! • They are hyper focused, they absorb stuff like a sponge, they just cannot choice what they absorb. 2 3
Are you sure you want to buy this material for
You're already Subscribed!
Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'