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English Composition

Page history last edited by Lisa Cassetty 3 years, 8 months ago

 

CCV essay rubric: CCV essay rubric  

 

Background

 

There are also many

articles & videos on

Google Classroom

that we have looked

at/discussed in class.

Slide show:  

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/titans-of-mavericks-

women-surf-competition_us_581008aae4b08582f88cbdfa?

slideshow=true#gallery/57e4053be4b0e80b1ba0b84f/0 

 

40 years after Title IX

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/06/charts-womens-athletics-title-nine-ncaa 

 

Women in the workplace (newsroom) in the 70's

http://www.npr.org/2016/10/27/499469569/good-girls-revolt-takes-on-gender-bias-in-the-newsroom 

 

Women in

the workplace 

appearance

  • in politics:

http://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bee-hillary-clinton-misogyny-politics-madeleine-albright-full-frontal/

 

  • Dress code:

http://www.newsweek.com/high-heels-and-workplace-460312 

 

  • in the workplace

https://www.project-syndicate.org/commentary/women-s-appearance-and-workplace-sexism-by-naomi-wolf 

 

  • Unconscious images

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/caroline-turner/obstacles-for-women-reach_b_5484743.html  

 

  • the double-bind

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/caroline-turner/obstacles-for-women-in-bu_b_5432624.html 

 

  • the comfort principle

http://www.difference-works.com/obstacles-for-women-in-business-the-comfort-principal/ 

Wage gap
  • Women in the Workplace 2016 study

https://womenintheworkplace.com/

 

  • From the Whitehouse!

https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/04/14/five-facts-about-gender-pay-gap 

 

  • How is the 79 cent gap figured?

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact-checker/wp/2016/04/14/here-are-the-facts-behind-that-79-cent-pay-gap-factoid/ 

 

  • Myths & facts on the wage gap - good counter-arguments in here

http://mediamatters.org/research/2016/04/12/myths-facts-gender-pay-gap-and-need-equal-pay/209873 

 

  • Charts!

http://mediamatters.org/research/2016/04/12/myths-facts-gender-pay-gap-and-need-equal-pay/209873 

 

  • Statistics on pay in professional women's sports:

https://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/research/article-and-report/equity-issues/pay-inequity/ 

Women in sports 
  • Girls soccer - impact of World Cup

http://mediamatters.org/research/2016/04/12/myths-facts-gender-pay-gap-and-need-equal-pay/209873 

 

  • 40 years after Title IX 

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2012/06/charts-womens-athletics-title-nine-ncaa 

 

  • US & women's soccer

http://fivethirtyeight.com/datalab/why-is-the-u-s-so-good-at-womens-soccer/ 

 

  • Increase in women's sports

http://www.merrell.com/US/en/blog?url=%2F/merrell_us/the-rise-of-women-in-sports/ 

 

  • Equal Play, Equal Play campaign

https://thinkprogress.org/u-s-womens-soccer-team-takes-equal-play-equal-pay-campaign-to-the-next-level-6ffe4b422ab6#.rbk3l9y9s

 

  • Statistics on pay in professional women's sports:

 https://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/research/article-and-report/equity-issues/pay-inequity/ 

 

Women in politics 

See also "appearance"

in "women in the workplace"

  • Comedian Samantha Bee interviews female politicians around the world

http://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bee-hillary-clinton-misogyny-politics-madeleine-albright-full-frontal/ 

gender bias

against men

http://mediamatters.org/research/2016/04/12/myths-facts-gender-pay-gap-and-need-equal-pay/209873 

 

Males in educational settings:

 

  • Decline of males in college:

https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2008/05/21/gender 

 

  • Scroll down to the section called "Where are the guys?"

https://tomprof.stanford.edu/posting/1028 

 

Male suicide rates & factors:

 

 

Charts!

 

 

Videos

Women and gender bias

Females in politics (6:26)

http://www.thewrap.com/samantha-bee-hillary-clinton-misogyny-politics-madeleine-albright-full-frontal/ 

Comedian Samantha Bee interviews female leaders about

the misogyny female politicians face in the United States and abroad.

Gender discrimination in sports (2:08)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9gMz5AKTKE 

 

Ted Talks: Gender Equality in Sports and Beyond (10:58)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEk9GFh7bPc 

Sarah Du shares ideas on how gender equality in sports

can drive equality off the court. Drawing on examples

from the US and China, in both amateur and

professional outlets, Sarah challenges us to think more intentionally about sports programs and participation.

 

The Credibility Gap: How Sexism Shapes Human Knowledge (21:18)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJqtUUDhaxA 

What does the suppression of women's experiences and knowledge in culture and media mean in terms of human understanding? How does a global suppression of women's experiences, perspectives and storytelling result in injustice and inequality? 

 

Males

know bias too!

Male "privileges" (15:53)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPihPrNseAo&feature=youtu.be 

Debunking 10 male so-called "priveleges"

 

The Boy Crisis (12:50)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi1oN1icAYc

What is causing a worldwide Boy Crisis and how do we resolve it.

A sobering look at the current state of Boys in our society and what

we must understand before we can help them.

 

Men: The Forgotten Gender (19:00)

http://tedxtalks.ted.com/video/Men-The-Forgotten-Gender-%7C-Deep  

Deepika talks about the how men in Indian society

are suffering due to the draconian Indian

Penal Code which is made for the protection of women but ignores men and their issues.

 
Solutions for your consideration

True gender equality is..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSRTZ_q4RX8 

In her talk, Deepika talks about the issue of Men’s right and abuse of one-sided gender centric laws in the Indian Penal Code.

neuroscience of gender inequality (12:39)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCknUJJc3qU

Janet Crawford dives into the unconscious associations that are often made with regard to gender. It’s hard not to reflect on our own unconscious associations as she talks through how our brain creates associations to help us make sense of the world.

missing piece in the gender equality puzzle (17:32)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYPgoEK6iPo

 a notion has persisted that the best way to increase rights for women is to focus on women. While not incorrect, this strategy is incomplete and it leaves out a major factor in achieving social, economic, and political equality for women. 

 
Longer videos

What stands in the way of women being equal to men? BBC News (43:35)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayj9EVc2ZLI

 

     

 

Articles & Videos from class 

http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/ovic/ReferenceDetailsPage/ReferenceDetailsWindow?zid=68f941d5890382fda7771b71c767aafb&action=2&catId=GALE%7C00000000LVZP&documentId=

GALE%7CPC3021900182&userGroupName=cant48040&jsid=a74c38cc52a5ffe330fb968ba9514825 

We did two-column notes on this one. 
     
     

 

Women writers, news

http://www.npr.org/2016/10/27/499469569/good-girls-revolt-takes-on-gender-bias-in-the-newsroom 

 

Women in sports

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/titans-of-mavericks-women-surf-competition_us_581008aae4b08582f88cbdfa 

 

Seth Meyers & Trump Family views on women:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/seth-meyers-donald-trump-republican-party_us_581317fee4b0390e69cf579b 

 

"My wife spends all my money on shopping."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/vanessamcgrady/2016/10/28/joke/#3cdb9b815940 

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