Gender Mass media

The Female Role In The Animal Kingdom: Simone De Beauvoir [en]

Credits : Google Simone de Beauvoir made a remarkable work by questioning two central issues. Firstly, she asks what the female denotes in the animal kingdom? And she asks what particular kind of female is manifested in woman? Those two questions reveals her comparison between being a woman naturally and a socially performed one. She makes a study on the male’s biological and social roles as well. And biologically speaking, she believes that males and females are two different types of individuals based on their function of reproduction. She quotes that “they can be defined only correlatively” (p.27). This idea is very important to discern, yet, males and females are biologically similar but filled of differences. Hence, further in her …

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Sexuality as the object of a political struggle [en]

Credits : Glamour    Gayle Rubin, a cultural anthropologist, expresses the most acceptable reasons of sexual actions as, marriage, reproduction and love (p.44). With attention to, marital, reproduction heterosexuals are alone at the top of the sexual’ pyramid. Rubin has done an extraordinary work in explaining and giving the best acceptable reasons within the study of sexuality. He indicates that society still believe that good, normal and natural sexuality should “be heterosexual, marital, monogamous, reproductive and non-commercial” (p.45).   Credits : Pinterests   Compared to Gary Kinsman, a sociologist, who talks about monogamous family and the creation of prostitution, Rubin states the monogamous relationship as the good way and homosexuality as the bad way.   Crédits : Pinterests   Moreover, Rubin adds that …

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Un dilemme de deuxième génération d’immigrants [fr]

  Crédits : Radio-Canada   D’origine Égyptienne, faisant partie de la seconde génération d’immigrants qui a grandi dans des quartiers multi-ethniques de Montréal soit Côte-des-neiges et Montréal-Nord. Je veux décrire le struggle que cette deuxième génération éxpérimente ici à Montrèal. Dépendamment d’où nous avons grandi, nous avons tous une expérience différente. Par contre, une chose est sûre, nous partageons le même dilemme. Premièrement, le fait d’essayer de plaire à nos parents qui ont une vie complètement distincte de la nôtre avec des valeurs et une culture bien ancrée. Deuxièmement, nous voulons aussi plaire à la société québécoise qui prône évidemment l’ouverture d’esprit et la tolérance. Mais cette société est en quelque sorte ignorante à ce dilemme. Crédits : Autoeurope   …

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