AbstractThis class activity is meant to help clarify feminism and feminist theory by relating them to social norms. Feminism is the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. It also involves recognizing and critiquing male supremacy combined with efforts to change it, (Beasley, 1999). Sometimes change comes to a society over time while...
- Subject Area(s):
- Social Change
- Resource Type(s):
- Class Activity
- Class Level(s):
- College 100
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Usage NotesThis activity requires watching of videos to further clarify how war changed gender roles in US and Somalia. Because there are a multitude of videos on women and war, depending on the particular country one needs to use as an example and the country that is supposed to be the case study. Internet connection is necessary. If you need to give more than one...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Clarify Feminism and its relationship with gender norms and socialization
- Learn how gender roles have changed in Somalia due to the war.
- Asses the student by their ability to articulate how Feminism is related to culture, through direct questions.
- Ability to understand role changes and what that means for Somali women, through writing prompts.