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Making Male Privilege Visible
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Hoffmann, René. 2014. “Making Male Privilege Visible”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, January. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Privileges are unearned advantages or benefits people receive because of their group memberships. There are two important features that work in concert to make our privileges invisible: (1) the characteristics of the privileged group become cultural norms and (2) members of the privileged class can choose to ignore or acknowledge oppression. This...

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Sex and Gender
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College 100
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