Flashcards - Social Construction & Power

Flashcards - Social Construction & Power
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constructivism
Constructivism is a philosophical viewpoint about the nature of knowledge
genders
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
third gender
Third gender or third sex is a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman
Essentialism
Essentialism is the view that for any specific entity there is a set of attributes which are necessary to its identity and function
ideology
Ideology is a collection of beliefs held by an individual, group or society
hegemon
Hegemony is the political, economic, or military predominance or control of one state over others
Sparta
Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece
Laws
The AN/SEQ-3 Laser Weapon System or XN-1 LaWS is a directed-energy weapon developed by the United States Navy

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