WGS-113

Week 1
Sojourner Truth, “Ain’t I a Woman?
Kimberlé Crenshaw & Abby Dobson, “The urgency of intersectionality

Week 2
Dreger, Is Anatomy Destiny?
Fausto-Sterling, “The Five Sexes, Revisited”
Fausto-Sterling, “Of Hormones and Brains”
“How Science Is Helping Us Understand Gender” (with or without images)

Week 3
West & Zimmerman, “Doing Gender” (p125-131, 137-140, 146-7)
Beal, “Boys and Girls: The first year”
Gender Variances Around the World Over Time

NPR, “Hard Evidence: Teachers’ Unconscious Biases Contribute to Gender Disparity
Gunderson et al. 2012, “The Role of Parents and Teachers in the Development of Gender-Related Math Attitudes
Creating Gender Inclusive Schools

Week 4
The New Science of Sexual Fluidity” (transcript)
Baily et al, “Sexual orientation, controversy, and science” (p. 48-53, 57-61, 61-64, 87)
Estes, “The sexual miseducation of gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals

NPR and Lisa Wade, “Hookup Culture: The Unspoken Rules of Sex on College Campuses” (Transcript)
Wade, “American Hookup,” Chp. 1 & 2

Week 5
Miss Representation
The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2015” pg. 1-9, 71-94 (pages are mostly graphs, not solid text)
The Straw Feminist

Gray et al., “Blurring the boundaries: using Gamergate to examine real and symbolic violence against women in contemporary gaming culture
All the Slender Ladies
Women as Reward

Week 6
Ehrenreich, For Her Own Good, Chp. 2 – Witches, Healers, and Gentleman Doctors
NPR, “Remembering Anarcha, Lucy, and Betsey: The Mothers of Modern Gynecology”
Kent et al, “Gender disparities in health care
Why medicine often has dangerous side effects for women

NYT, “Maternal Mortality Rate in US Rises
Jerman et al., “Barriers to abortion care and their consequences for patients traveling for service
Mayer et al, “Sexual and gender minority health

Week 7
Choosing Children: Launching the Lesbian Baby Boom
Richards, “Why I Froze My Eggs (and you should, too)
Urist, “There’s More to Life than Freezing Your Eggs
Bell, “Low income women’s experiences of medicalized infertility

Paltrow and Flavin, “Pregnant, and No Civil Rights
Guttmacher Institute, “Flouting the Facts: State abortion restrictions flying in the face of science
Johnson, “Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval

Week 8
Hochschild, The Second Shift- Chp2
Gerson, The Unfinished Revolution, Chp. 1 and Chp. 5.

McCormack, “Stratified reproduction and poor women’s resistance

Week 9
New York Times, “Why Men Don’t Want the Jobs Done Mostly by Women
NPR, “Why More Men are Choosing ‘Pink Collar Jobs’
Washington Post, “America’s manliest industries are all competing for women

The Double Burden: Three Generations of Working Mothers
White, “Black Women: Supporting their families – with few resources
Institute for Women’s Policy Research, “The Status of Black Women in the United States, 2017” (p. 45-54)

Week 10
NPR, “The STEM Gender Gap
Herring, “Does diversity pay? Race, gender, and the business case for diversity

Fowler, “Reflecting on One Very, Very Strange Year at Uber
The Google “Manifesto”
Zunger, “So, about this Googler’s manifesto
Barnett and Rivers, “We’ve studied gender and STEM for 25 years. The science doesn’t support the Google memo

Week 11
NPR, “The Gender Gap In This Election Could Be The Biggest In At Least 60 Years
IWPR, “The Status of Black Women in the U.S.” (p. 1-8)
The Society Pages, “When Women Mobilize
Political Animals: Pioneering Women Who Paved the Way for LGBT Equality

Week 12
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
Introduction, p. 7-9
Sexual Violence Victimization, p. 15-31

The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey
Stalking Victimization, p. 83-92
Intimate Partner Violence Victimization, p. 115-127
Tyack, “Domestic Violence Services Need to Accommodate Trans People

Week 13
New York Times, “Money Worries for Retired Women
AARP Public Policy Institute, “An uphill climb: Women face greater obstacles to retirement security
Dillaway, “Menopause is the good old: women’s thoughts about reproductive aging