Debating Sex and Gender and After Identity

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Name: Professor: Course: Date: In Debating Sex and Gender and After Identity, Dr. Warnke presents various arguments that demonstrate how sex, gender, and race are all social constructs. Do you agree or disagree with her argument, and why? Concepts of sex, gender and race in English language have undergone uncountable naturalization and universalities, to a point that they are now considered to have always been present. There are numerous arguments that revolve around the three concepts of human diversity. Dr. Warnke for example argues that the three concepts above are social constructs (Warnke 153). This paper is in the light of Dr Warnke’s argument but rather disagrees with her argument about sex, gender and race as social…show more content…
Sex-gender issues in the society take specific stands (for example in questionnaires), while race or ethnicity is dynamic over time due to the changing nature of the society. New race and ethnic choices are from time to time made available, but the sex-gender aspect remains the same. Many arguments have come up in the light of the interests of this paper. The interest of this paper is diverse, dynamic and concrete to consider. In the light of race, sex and gender, the beliefs of the society are diverse and varied from region to region. The observance of Warnke’s conclusion that race, sex and gender are social constructs across societies varies from one society to another, with some being for and others against the argument. All this depends on the perception held by these societies in regard to the three variables being treated in this paper. There are more likely scenarios that the paper has identified, like the possibility that gender is a social construct. However due to the arguments in Warnke’s book, conceptualizing this point to an evidence fails to materialize. Race and ethnicity takes the argument of the book but the other two variables fails to. This only concludes that only race or ethnicity is a social construction, but sex and gender totally fails to be an integration of social construction. Works Cited Warnke, Georgia. After Identity: rethinking
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