Body Politics: Gender And Race Differences In Our Cultures

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Body politics actually refers to the practices and policies through which power is named, it is regulated, and negotiated on and through the body. As this become even more important to our culture and becoming more and more linked and connected with one another. This causes challenges between the rules and also norms to one another. Studying gender differences, racial differences, and other social constructs that define our cultures which brings better understanding to globalisation as well as to our cultures. Gender and Race differences are could be the most talked about and discuss matter, because both gender and race can be involve with anyone around the world. It can be everything from the way we walk, our gestures, our speech, physical space, hairstyles, the way we dress up, colours, smells and so on. All of these are put to gather differently in different cultures. “This is frequently referred as the ‘social construction of gender’, where we use our physical difference to categories men/women and feminine/masculine”. (Brueggert A.J, 2015) For instances lets take the newborn babies, we maybe acknowledge them with clothes or anything is either blue for boys and anything in pink for girls as that is how we identify them in terms of gender. I believe that the only similarity is that both gender and race is only thing that belongs to us, something that was with us when we were born. Ethnicity is basically about cultural behaviours that celebrated throughout

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