GENDER Presented by Edna Davoudi and Brooke Porter
Feminist Schools of Thought • Equity Feminism • Gender Feminism
Sex Differences • Examples of differences between men and women. • Spatial tasks • Language skills • Interpersonal skills
Sex Differences • Examples of similarities among men and women. • Intelligence • Others
The Blank Slate Theory • Argument against the blank slate theory for feminism. • Testosterone shot experiment • John Money experiment • Turner’s syndrome example.
Women in the Work Field • Salary issues for women • Argument against 50/50 ratios. • Injustices of women should be stopped. • Discrimination against women are not doubted. • Qualifications of women. • Economics and politics in the work field.
Rape • Rape is not for sex. • Men want to have sex with women. • Some men will use violence to get anything they want.
Rape • Men rape to further the interests of their gender. • Consequences of rape
Critical Review • Strengths • Should Be’s • Three points not in dispute • Qualifications vs. 50/50 • Weaknesses • Motivations of rapists • Organization • No statistical evidence
Thank you for your participation!! Edna and Brooke