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This is because Houston provides an explanation that is similar to Andersen and Hill-Collin’s views. Andersen and Hill-Collins (2013) argue that it matters because there are those whose lives are valued more than those of others. Similar to Turner’s definition, Houston also gives a clear definition of the matrix of domination. It is important for not only the researchers but for the participants who are participating in researches. For example, it shows how and why participants can answer research questionnaires without biasness when it comes to topics on race, class and gender.
I agree with both Turner and Houston when they say that Almas Sayeed is expected to adhere to marriage traditions such as wearing the hijab, cooking and cleaning for her husband. In her article, Sayeed also indicated that she is expected to agree to her father’s wishes on time, whether she likes or not. Lastly, both Turner and Houston provide an outstanding and detailed discussion of the factors that prompt Sayeed to question her gender equality and the social and cultural meaning of the hijab. Sayeed was not happy to be told that she would be married off to a stranger. In addition, she was aware that she was not attracted to men, despite being in a long-term relationship with another man while she was in college. The two discussions provided by my classmates on the social meaning of the hijab are very accurate, because to Muslims, it symbolizes an item that protects women from men’s lustful desires among other
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Garcia is also right when she says that perhaps the author also meant that other people were not in the best position to judge other people’s culture. In the second question, Garcia also defines the term white privilege correctly. To give
I believe this is an advantage for them because they acquire the knowledge and skills required to start businesses. However, in the second question, Gutierrez states that Cofer (2008) challenged the stereotypes of
From the reading that Gaitan refers to, it was also clear that defendants from minority communities were highly likely get sentenced as compared to defendants from other groups.
Though Gaitan’s discussion
The Africans were slaves. The boys would be named like their fathers or close relatives to maintain family ties. After the abolishment of slavery, some Africans adopted the names of their former owners to reestablish connections with their family they had lost. Africans were closely tied families with marriage as a fundamental part of families.
I agree with Guiterrez’s views on how women are viewed and stereotyped. For example, she mentions that all women do is to ask how they can become irresistible to rich basketball players and only look forward to