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The concept of sexual schizophrenia has neutralized the demeaning male attitude towards women due to the female gender’s engagement in sports. Women are currently not viewed as objects of sexuality since they have gripped a stable position in the modern society by playing equal roles as their male counterparts. As a result, women are not only viewed as cheerleaders in sports but actual players in every sporting competition (Disch, 2008). Women tend to have different reactions towards the alleged male attitude towards sexuality. Most women in the youth age consider the male attitude towards them as an appraisal while those in the mature age find it diminishing. As a woman, Sabo’s description of male sexuality is true since women are viewed as stereotypes of the physical concept of sexuality.
Pornography is the overt presentation of sexual acts in films as well as printed material. Robert Jensen provides his life experience with pornography which explains how the porn industry reinforces and upholds the patriarchy. According to Jensen, women exist to provide their male counterparts with sexual excitement. This portrays that women are only used as sexual objects to promote arousing feeling in pornographic materials (Disch, 2008).
Robert Jensen argues that in most pornographic films upholds and reinforces the Patriarchy by the introduction of anal sex. In his argument, he explains the concept behind this act being men’s, revenge to women’s bitchy characters. This shows that the female role is overpowered by the male position in the society thus portraying patriarchy.
The introduction of multiple sexual partners also displays a sense of patriarchy as in most pornographic films; a man is given more than one woman to relate with sexually. This encourages polygamy in which is based on the male dominance according to the African society. Patriarchy promotes gender imbalance in the current
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Name: Professor’s Name: Class Name: 11th October 2011 The Women of Alwal ‘Ali’s Tribe Ethnography is the method used to obtain a clear understanding of diverse cultural phenomena shedding light on the knowledge of the existing system responsible for guiding the life of any given ethnic group.
This study shall explore the different current issues in gender and violence. It shall mostly focus on violence directed towards lesbians, gays, and transgenders. Lesbians, gays, and transgenders are exposed to violence because of the discrimination which society often perpetuates against them.
Notably all the three gets socially constructed groups arising from divisions in the society that comes as a result of difference sex for gender, origin in terms of color for race and the social position one has in the society to describe the class. Understanding the three predominant elements of the society; therefore, play significant roles.
Since men believe that it is their inherent right to control and manipulate women’s bodies and sexuality, then anything they wanted to do about these – even raping women – is their privilege and prerogative; to deny them this privilege deserves punishment.
In the conventional sense, matters of gender and sexuality evoke the notions of power relationships between men and women. Such conventional perspectives on the discourses of gender focused on the presumed physiologically differences that distinguished man from women (Disch 121).
uthor Sarah Orne Jewett lived in the time, when women are viewed as inferior ‘species’, who cannot have a independent thinking and need to live according to the set social norms. Jewett recognizing the limitations for the feminine gender "consciously collapses gender
She says that people do not realize that gender, both that the chromosome and that the social levels is not a binary option. This is very true. Recent events where a lot of people have decided to change their gender indicate