A man and his son are driving in a car one day, when they get into a fatal accident. The man is killed instantly. The boy is knocked unconscious, but he is still alive. He is rushed to hospital, and will need immediate surgery. The doctor enters the emergency room, looks at the boy, and says… Riddle "I can't operate on this boy, he is my son.” WHO IS THE DOCTOR?
THE DOCTOR IS THE BOY’S MOTHER • This riddle illustrates common gender stereotypes to this day. • People assume that doctor implies man Answer
State whether the following professions are male dominated or female dominated • Doctors • Nurses • Mechanic • Custodians • Librarian • Astronaut • Secretary • Teacher (Elementary, High school, and College) • Religious Figure (Rabbi, Priest, Pope, Pastor) Activity
Lasell College in Newton-A teaching school Gender Differences begin in College
“You can call them and say, “We have a young gentleman who will be coming in there tomorrow for you.” And sometimes they will just say… “Well, I don’t want him. I told you I wanted a woman.”(224). QUOTES
“…temporary work was acceptable for women but that men should be striving to get real jobs”(226). What is your interpretation?
“Why are all these people taking $6.50 and $7.00 an hour jobs? Why? Why can’t they go out and get a real job?...you have a college degree! What the hell’s going on here? There must be something wrong with this guy. He can’t hold a job, he’s working for 7 bucks an hour stuffing envelopes.”(228).
http://youtu.be/k72f0JFl-7o Why are the men in this clip so upset about having a woman in the work place? CLIP
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