Tag Archives: Identity

Gender Identity

In class the other day, the topic of gender identity was brought up.  At the time I could not put all my thoughts and views on the topic into words and ideas to keep it connected to where our discussion … Continue reading

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Identity

The way I viewed group identity and political identity as a whole is not too different from how the chapter has it, and for that I am glad.  Without some sort of group identity, it is hard to accomplish big … Continue reading

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Identity

Chapter six talks about identity politics and social movements.  The authors first talk about what identity is.  The book talks about how identity can fall under shared and common identities that include common social characteristics, gender, ethnicity, race, religion or … Continue reading

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Identities: We All Have One (Or Several)

To begin, the article on voting in the 2008 election is an excellent example of people and their acceptance or discrimination towards a person based on one particular identity. This really relates to some of the ideas in the text, … Continue reading

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Identity Politics and Social Movements

This chapter by Painter and Jeffrey brings up some new concepts that we have not yet discussed in class but I feel that we have hinted or lead up to. They discuss identity and social movements.             The chapter began … Continue reading

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