Assignment 1,2,3,6 | Social Science homework help

Assignment 1

Each answer should be a minimum of 4 sentences

1. What’s the difference between Katz saying that violence is about violent masculinity rather than about violent males? Explain.

2. How is homophobia relevant in this conversation about manhood? What about sexism? Do you see a common thread between how homophobia and sexism work to keep young men in line with cultural norms of manhood? Explain.

3. What can we do to help men and boys to feel they don’t need to put on a “TOUGH GUISE” (Links to an external site.)to be seen as “real men?”

Assignment 2

Each answer should be a minimum of  4 sentences

1.What surprised you the most about the film?

2.How can YOU change the way media portrays women and girls?

3. Any parts of the film that did not sit right with you?

Assignment 3

Each answer should be a minimum of 4 sentences

1. Puberty blockers are currently being given to
transgender or questioning children to delay the onset
of physical traits that don’t match with their gender
identity. Describe what you think are the benefits and/or the consequences of this approach. (1 paragraph)

2. How and why does our culture pre-condition children
to certain gender roles? Are there historical reasons
why these habits have evolved? If so, are these
historical conditions still valid today? (1 paragraph)

3. What is the legal status of transgender individuals in
our state? (The Transgender Law Center webpage at  (Links to an external site.)provide a starting
place to find out). Are you satisfied with existing
laws or would you like to see those laws reformed? Why? (1 paragraph)

Assignment 6

Each answer should be a minimum of 3-4 sentences. 

1. What surprised you the most about this film?

2. Birthright talks about various systems and inequalities that are intersecting with (and relevant to) reproductive rights and freedoms. Name the TOP 2 systems/inequalities you believe is most important and why (e.g. the political system, the prison industrial system, misogyny/sexism and racism, poverty,  etc)

3. Whose voices are missing from this documentary?

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