Gen 205 Fall 2015 Final Exam Essay Questions

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Kalniesha Joseph
Professor Gentile
Gen 205
December 18, 2015
Fall 2015
GEN 205 Fall 2015 Final Exam Essay Questions
Please answer each question. The extra credit is optional.

Your essays are due by December 18th at 11:59PM. You must email it to me by this time. I will be calculating grades on Dec. 19th.
If you have not submitted your final by this time, you will receive an F for this exam. I will NOT accept any excuses that your email is not working, that you sent it etc. If you do NOT receive a response from me confirming receipt, you did not send it. PERIOD. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.
Each question is worth 10 points for a total of 50 points.
Question 1
Based on the readings, describe how one 's perspective or standpoint shapes knowledge production and provide examples from the readings. How do you think your standpoint shapes the knowledge you produced for your final paper? I do not understand. What perspective?
Question 2
Identify 3 cultural symbols of gender privilege and describe how interactional and structural levels of society reinforce this gender privilege. How is this privilege shaped by intersectionality?
Gender Binary
Hegemonic masculinity
Intersectionality
The interactional and structural levels of society reinforce this gender privilege is mentioned in Messner’s article. The author explains how the “barbie” and the “seamonster” but boys and girls in a strict structure. That girls need to grow up to resemble barbie, meaning to love makeup, fashion and…

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