GWS 102 Midterm

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GWS 102 Midterm
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  1. Arrogant Perception (WEEK 2)
    • organizes the world and everything in it with regard to the perceiver's desires and interest.
    • ex: media representation of another country as primitive
    • associated with: the construction of 'third world women/feminism'
  2. Intersectionality
    • various socially and culturally constructed categories of discrimination interact on multiple levels, contributing to systematic social inequality.
    • associated with: feminism
  3. Orientalism
    • A way of constructing and representing the regions, peoples and customs of the"orient" that:
    • describes that region
    • defines its opposite-the west
    • emphasizes the link between power and knowledge
    • legitimizes the "civilizing mission"
  4. the "Other"
    • When such representations are covered (cover minority communities only when acts of 'deviance' take place)
    • How such representations are portrayed (devoid of social, political and historical context)
  5. Hybridity
    No one is a product of uncontaminated cultures
  6. Non-Aligned Movement
    Third World (1955)
  7. Bandung Conference
    Third World (1955)
  8. Global Gender Gap
    • Measured w/
    • UN millennium report 2006
    • world economic forum study 2005 & 2006
    • -economic participation and opportunity
    • -political empowerment
    • -education attainment
    • health and well being
    • world bank development report 2006
    • unicef gender inequality report 2007
  9. UN's women's Conferences
    • Mexico City, Mexico 1975
    • Copenhagen, Denmark 1980
    • Nairobi, Kenya 1985
    • Beijing, China 1995

    United Nations Decade for Women 1975-1985
  10. World Social Forums
    • 2001-2003 Porto Alegre, Brazil
    • 2004 Mumbai, India
    • 2005 Porto Alegre, Brazil
    • 2006 Karachi, Pakistan; Bamako, Mali, Caracas, Venezuela
    • 2007 Nairobi, Kenya
  11. Colonialism (WEEK 3 & 4)
    The domination of a territory and its people by foreign power for an extended period of time.
  12. Imperialism
    related to colonialism
  13. Baartman
    • ex. of objectification
    • her representaion in the media
    • her physical appearance was different than english women
    • democrating a diff. btw. civilized women and savage women
    • she was a commodity
  14. Khoi Khoi
    The tribe Baartman belonged to
  15. Cuvier
  16. Cezar
  17. The Gaze
    • Kinds of looking
    • operates within a racial system that permits only some kind of looking
  18. Visual representation during high imperialism
    • High imperialism 1850-1915
    • Mass-production of images of colonized peoples:
    • live displays of primitive people at the exhibits
    • photos/paintings
  19. National Geographic-defines American civilization
    to bring the remote corners of the earth into amercan homes

    images are constructed rather than found
  20. World Fairs
    • Coincided with the renewal of European expansion during seconf half of 19th century
    • Originally designed to promote trade
    • Attendance was spectacular
  21. Freak Show
  22. Ethnological Exhibitions
    Ppl were set up as an exhibit with their surroundings being their "natural habitat"

    expanded trade and commerce and the capitalist enterprise/market
  23. Social constructioins of race and gender
  24. Development (WEEK 5)
  25. Structural Adjustment Program-SAP's
    • Macro-economic
    • Steucturally adjust economy
    • -rule of the market
    • -privitization
    • -trade liberalization
    • Gendered Effects
    • -sexual division of labor
    • -feminization of poverty
    • -women bear burden for reduced welfare
    • -growing demand for global assembly line labor and for domestic care-based labor
  26. Women and Develoment (WAD)
    Framework for gender development
  27. Women in Development (WID)
    Framework for gender development
  28. Gender and Development (GAD)
    Framework for gender development
  29. Neo-liberalism
  30. NAFTA
    • Trade liberalization
    • Treaty
    • An idealized market model in which trade of goods and services between countries flows unhindered by goverment-imposed tariffs and non-tariff barriers
    • International "free trade" agreement
    • US,Mexico, Canada
  31. World Bank
  32. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
  33. World Trade Organization (WTO)
  34. Bretton woods
    • Conference 1944
    • The birth of the IMF,WTO, & the World Bank
  35. Privitization
    • One of the pillars of IMF/WB economic policy
    • Washington Consensus
  36. CEDAW
    • Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women
    • 1979
  37. UN Convention on Women
  38. Development Decade
    • The first Development Decade 1961-1970
    • The second Development Decade 1970-1980
    • The 4 UN womens world conferences1975-1985
  39. Esther Boserup
  40. Women's Rights are Human Rights
  41. Washington Consensus (WEEK 6)
  42. IFI
    • Trinity
    • WB
    • IMF
    • WTO
  43. The world is flat
  44. Trickle-down economics
  45. Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
    • Tells us if were in a recession or not
    • a measure of growth
  46. Gross National Product
  47. Grameen Bank
  48. Globalization 1.0, 2.0, 3.0
  49. Export Crdit Agencies
  50. Economic Liberalism
  51. Economic Neo-liberalism
    • The rule of the market
    • cutting public expenditures
    • degregulation
    • privitization
    • emphasizing individual responsibility (rater than public good)
  52. Sustainable development
  53. Trade Liberalization (WEEK 7)
    • An idealized market model in which trade of goods and services between
    • countries flows unhindered by goverment-imposed tariffs and non-tariff
    • barriers
  54. Export Processing Zones (EPZ's)
    • Do not help the local economy
    • No export/import duties
    • Tax free zone
    • Low wage
    • No unionization
    • Relatively lax environmental/labor standards
  55. Sweatshops
    A shop factory that includes long hours, low wages, hazardous working conditions, denial of basic human rights
  56. Outsourcing
  57. Home-sourcing
  58. Maquiladoras
    Predominantly foreign-owned corporations that assemble products in Mexico using mexican labor and foreign inputs for subsequent export
  59. Bracer Program
    • History of Maquiladoras
    • was shutdown ;undocumented immigrants
  60. Border Industrialization Program
    AKA Maquiladora Program
  61. Branding
  62. Swallow factories
  63. Flexibilization and Informalization of labor
    Avenues of Capitalist Expansion
  64. Contracting and Sub-contracting
    Avenues of Capitalist Expansion
  65. Degraded Production
  66. Cavite
  67. Feminization of Migration (WEEK 8)
  68. Global Domestic Labor Flows
  69. "Push" and "Pull" Factors of Domestic Labor
  70. Gendered Dimensions of Labor Migration
  71. Remittances
  72. Transnational Motherhood

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