1. Masculinity: patterns of gender practice enacted by individual groups and intuitions, previously focused on the male sex role is now accepted, that is it not a clear simple state of being. Conflicts within personality and emotional compromises by male body builders with an alpha male exterior but exhibiting homosexual tendencies. This shows the hegemony applied to masculinity and the need to contest and reconstruct its meaning and applications. Masculine and feminine emerge together as they constitute a gender order.
- “In masculinities and globalization” by: R.W. Connell
Formal definition: patterns of gender practice enacted by individual groups and intuitions, previously focused on the male sex role
2. Globalization: male workers of particular class, race and economic status are necessary for the operation of the capitalist global economy. This temporary job market (ex: would be maquilladores and textile companies in Mexico) is solely dependent on 3rd world and migrant female workers. Often morphs into the “maid trade” and becomes sex and drug trafficking. Privatized women’s labor so that there is no longer a social welfare responsible but now a household is responsible. This privatization of resources and woman’s bodies has led to policing of woman’s and their bodies in the streets and in the workplace.
- “Anti-globalization pedagogies and feminism” by: Chandra Talpade Mohanty
Formal definition: in its literal sense is the process of transformation of local or regional phenomena into global ones. It can be described as a process by which the people of the world are unified into a single society and function together. This process is a combination of economic, technological, sociocultural and political forces. Globalization is often used to refer to economic globalization, that is, integration of national economies into the international economy through trade, foreign direct investment, capital flows, migration, and the spread of technology....