Tag Archive | historiography

Historiography Writing Group Analysis

On Wednesday my committee and I discussed that my writing needs improvement, especially my historiography section.  Both Dale and Dr. Jones said that my historiography is too descriptive and linear, almost like a list of books that are not related.  Together we decided that I need to focus more on creating a web of scholarly […]

Brief Historiography–Bederman, Gorn, Kimmel, and Putney

Kimmel, Gorn, and Bederman all use the same definition of gender, but Gorn calls it masculinity.  They all basically say, “by gender I mean the sets of cultural meanings and prescriptions that each culture attaches to one’s biological sex.”(Kimmel 2)  That basically means that the idea of masculinity or femininity is merely a set of […]