Gender Relations

Topics: Simone de Beauvoir, Love, Feminism Pages: 2 (750 words) Published: December 11, 2012
In the early years women are define as the second sex. They should act accordingly to what the society would want them to be and that is to be submissive to their beloved. In the film entitled Iron Jawed Angels we saw that men do not want women to interfere in the political aspect and they tend to neglect the rights of the woman to have an equal opportunity to them. Men neglected the rights of the woman because they are classified as the second sex. Men tend to characterize women as a house wife therefore she should know how to take good care of her family well and she should be submissive to her partner. According to our lectures the measurement of a woman’s existence depends on how many child she can bare and that is what the society dictates about what she should be. But after the 19th amendment of the American constitution everything change. Women become more liberal in fighting for their rights. It’s the rise of the second wave of feminism. In the second wave of feminism, feminists pushed beyond the early quest for political rights to fight for greater equality across the board, in education, the workplace, and as well at home. In our discussions we’ve watch a documentary entitled the science of love. The science of love talks about why do people fall in love? And what organ is responsible in falling in love. In the documentary they say that people fall in love because we like their genetic composition. They said that there are three stages that a people undergo when they fall in love. The first is stage is Lust; it is driven by the sex hormones testosterone and estrogen. The second is Attraction; it is when you always think about the person you’ve always wanted. For me it is called day dreaming. In this stage, a group of neuro-transmitters called 'monoamines' play an important role in the process. The following are Dopamine, Adrenalin and Serotonin. The third and the last stage Attachment; for me it has a longer lasting commitment and is the bond that...
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