The extent of how gender constructions shape childhood is to this day an essential argument by many sociologists. Think about it; it’s clear there is a gendered difference between boys and girls in childhood, right? When we look at the costumes of trick-or-treaters, this gendered split is shown. Pink or blue, Action Man or Barbie, […]
Gender & Identity
Discuss topics related to gender roles, gender identity, sexuality, LGBTQ+ issues, and feminism from a sociological perspective.
The concept of identity is a fascinating area within sociology. Many things in life can mould one’s identity. However, for this post, I’ll focus on the total institution, popularised by Erving Goffman in his book “Asylums”. So, what is the total institution? So, what is the total institution? It is understood simply to be a