ECS 110

Self in Relation to Others – Gender Stories…

I) Noticing Normative Narratives: Gender, according to West and Zimmerman, is not a personal trait; it is “an emergent feature of social situations: both as an outcome of and a rationale for various social arrangements, and as a means of legitimating one of the most fundamental divisions of society.” (West & Zimmerman, 1977, p. 126). Gender… Continue reading Self in Relation to Others – Gender Stories…

ECS 110

Reading Response 2 – White Fragility

The article has given us a true picture of the social construction. Although we have advanced as humans somehow unconsciously and unintentionally, still, we either act as a racist and/or become a victim of it. As Ruth Frankenberg in her book The Social Construction of Whiteness: White Women, Race Matters argues, our daily lives are affected by… Continue reading Reading Response 2 – White Fragility