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Megan Felz

  • Posted OBE#5: Black Feminist Ideology (Collins) to In Theory
    One of the things that I found most interesting in this piece was the idea of knowledge validation. Knowledge validation is a demonstration of power, heavily consisting of the power to validate and legitimize ideas and information of dominant group....
  • Posted OBE#4 De Beauvoir and Feminism to In Theory
    De Beauvoir and Feminism In De Beauvoir's The Second Sex, she goes into a lot of depth regarding the placement of women in society and how they are perceived by others and themselves. The idea that they are at a...
  • Posted OBE#3: Racial Domination vs. Bourgeoisie Domination to In Theory
    In DuBois' The Souls of Black Folk, he mentions many things that lead up to the fact that the "black folk" are racially discriminated against and dominated by the majority race, much like the domination of the proletariat by the...
  • Posted Polanyi and the Social to In Theory
    Smith's conception of self-interest gravitated around the idea that people will look out for themselves first and foremost. You work so that you can get money to get the things that you want, and you get better at your work...
  • Posted FBE- the collective consciousness and criminality to In Theory
    I found the idea of collective conscious very interesting because of the way that it forms our view on crime and what is considered crime. Something is criminal if it the collective consciousness deems it so, because it deviates from...
  • Posted OBE#1: A New Order to In Theory
    There are many reasons why Marx and Engels think that the bourgeoisie have historically "played a revolutionary part." One is that the bourgeoisie are constantly seeking to improve their instruments and modes of production, which affects the working class by...
  • Posted FBE- The worker's relationship to his labor to In Theory
    I found it interesting how dependency of the worker on "the product of his labor" (3). The dependence is clear as Marx continually highlights how the worker would not have means to subsist with out his work that is creating...
  • Posted The Power of Adolescence to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    One of the most important times in our lives is our childhood and adolescence. While we are in the process of growing up, we take little time to notice or reflect on how everyday occurrences could be shaping and preparing...
  • Posted Attachment Theory to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    http://psychology.about.com/od/loveandattraction/a/attachment01.htm Everyone experiences a degree of attachment. The strength of such bonds is very subjective depending on the individual and environment, but nonetheless present. The attachment theory is in regards to the bonds that children form with their caregivers and...
  • Posted eating disorders to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/genpsyhunger.html http://www.eatingdisordershelpguide.com/body_image.html One of the most troubling and prevalent aspects in american culture is eating disorders. They present themselves in various forms, and extend to both extremes of the spectrum; some of the most common ones are anorexia, bulimia, and...
  • Posted Are You Hooked on Phonics? to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    http://www.hookedonphonics.com/our-approach As a kid, whenever I would turn on the TV, I would inevitably see a commercial for hooked on phonics. When I was seven, all that I saw was kids having fun and reading books; and the fact that...
  • Posted Sleep Deprivation to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/23/health/23brod.html?pagewanted=2&ref=biologicalclocks http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/14/opinion/14kalish.html?ref=biologicalclocks As humans we develop many habits over the course of our lives. Many of the things that we do as children stick with us for the majority of our lives, but to what extent is that a...
  • Posted Your Brain: Through the Ages to Section 02 & 03 F11 Psy 1001
    links- http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/09/15/health/20080915-brain-development.html http://www.edinformatics.com/news/teenage_brains.htm Have you ever pulled out an old photo album, or looked back on an old memory, and wondered, "what was I thinking?" or "why on earth would I do this?" When you reflect on these memories and...
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