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Gender Performativity and Sexism
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Egan, R. Danielle. 2010. “Gender Performativity and Sexism”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This exercise incorporates the dramaturgical methods of Augusto Boal to pedagogically illuminate the cultural construction of gender and gender performance. Using the body to make the concepts more material and less abstract, undergraduates "perform" several sociological themes and embody the topic under study.

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Subject Area(s):
Sex and Gender
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 300

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