Unit 6-- Oppression and Democracy (part 1): Gender and Politics

I) Assigned Readings:

  1. "The Art of Listening," Harvey Jackins     
  2. "Oppression and Democracy," Nicky Gonzalez Yuen   
  3. Hina Quereshy, "Daughter," Midterm Paper  audio symbol link to Daughter, By Hina Qureshi.m4a- audio version (trigger warning: subject includes sexual violence)
  4. “The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2017),” American Association of University Women, AAUW website (Spring 2017)
  5. "Blowing the Whistle on Campus Rape,” Michele Kort, Ms. Magazine (February 18, 2014)  
  6. "The Straight Facts on Women in Poverty," Alexandra Cawthorne, the Center for American Progress   
  7. "The Human Male," Harvey Jackins, et al    
  8. "Vital Signs: Gender" Nicky Gonzalez Yuen
  9. "A Black Woman Took My Job," Michael Kimmel, New Internationalist Magazine   
  10. "Making Unpaid Labor Count," Alisa Smith   
  11. Read complete directions to the "Life Story: Oppression & Democracy" Paper assignment due at Week 9 for most students, but at the end of the term for students taking the 6-week version of the class.
  12. Anonymous, "Nothing to Lose But My Chains," audio symbol link to Nothing to Lose but My Chains, by Anonymous.m4a- audio version
  13. Jaime Wiltz, "Bitch" (pdf version) or click on speaker icon for audio  Audio symbol link to audio file for Johnny Gronley "I'm Not Uber Man"
  14. Johnny Gronley, "I'm Not Uber Man," Click here for text only.     Audio symbol link to audio file for Johnny Gronley "I'm Not Uber Man"

Image of Johnny Gronley "I'm Not Uber Man" youtube video  (Youtube version with photo slideshow)


Optional Reading - click on this link for a list of supplemental readings to deepen your knowledge

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III) Important Dates/Notices: