Gender, Race, Woman and Health
1 Eugenics draws all the themes of the class together. 1) In about one sentence, define
eugenics. 2) In 1-2 paragraphs, explain how race, gender, nation, and health are
connected through eugenic discourse, ideology, or practice. The best answers will
engage with at least one specific reading.
Please use the source from this boolc Alexandra Stern, Eugenio Nation
2 Population control is not the same thing as birth control. 1) In about one sentence,
explain what is meant by “population control.” 2) Then in about 1-2 paragraphs,
explain why reproductive justice activists and scholars are critical of population
control. The best answers will engage with at least one specific reading.
Please use the source: Luna_From Rights to Justice OR Roberls_ Race Gender
3 Health and health disparities are affected by social differences (e.g.,“race,” income,
“sex/gender,” immigration status, etc). However, health disparities do not track these
differences in a simple way; rather, these social differenm (or “variables”) combine to
create intersectional effects: 1) In 1-2 sentences explain the term intersectionality. 2)
Then in about 1-2 paragraphs, provide a specific example from the reading that
illustrates how health disparities are best understood intersectionality. The best
answers will engage with at least one specific reading.
use these two sources for this problem: (1) Gomezjaking Social Construction
of Race Seriously AND (2) Hankivsky_Women Men Health Intersectionality