Sexuality is a powerful socio-political tool and weapon. Discuss how sexual norms and sexual identities intersect with politics and the law, economics and the marketplace and social wellness and disease.
Choose one of the following options for your assignment this week:
Option A: Gender Crimes
Criminal acts occur against individuals because of gender – some of these are labeled as hate crimes in the U.S. (consider cases of violence against transgendered and homosexual individuals) and others occur across cultures. Choose two other types of “gender crimes” and discuss what these acts reveal about deep-seated cultural values and beliefs. One possibility is to examine bride burning or dowry death in India.
Submit a paper (750-1250 words) that explores gender crimes. Provide at least three references cited within the text and listed in the references section.