A Tale of Womanhood

(A Sociological Reflection of the Documentary Film "Period. End of Sentence." This reflective analysis is coursework in Sociology of Gender.)      The documentary discusses the essentialist view of gender and its power, which poses the distinction and disparity between men and women. Essentialism elucidates the facets of human behaviour and identity as part of its … Continue reading A Tale of Womanhood

Becoming A Man for Wrong Reasons

(A Sociological  Reflection on "Tough Guise 2: Violence, Manhood, and American Culture")      The social construction of a "real man" is evident in different cultures, ethnicities, and civilizations, wherein being masculine is attributed to violence. Undoubtedly, violence, which entails deviant behaviours, is a part of the ever-changing social dynamics. Men, then, are always deemed to … Continue reading Becoming A Man for Wrong Reasons

A Rebuttal Against the Repressive Policy Resolution R4

(An argument inspired by the Sociology of Gender course against the Ontario's Policy Resolution R4. It explains gender in/equality in Canadian society.)      In light of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Progressive Conservative (PC) Party’s “Resolution R4, Education and Community Safety” weakens the very foundation of Canada’s tradition of ordered liberty, … Continue reading A Rebuttal Against the Repressive Policy Resolution R4