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Connecting Cameron and Foucault together

In class, we discussed about the relations performativity has with power and sexuality. In other words, we tried to make relations between Cameron (1999) and Foucault (1990). 1,045 more words

What It Feels Like

What it feels like being a woman? What does it mean? As  representatives of our gender we should be able to answer this question. Except this is not really a question, it’s a trap. 980 more words

Gender Identity & Performativity

In Deborah Cameron’s “Performing Gender Identity: Young Men’s Talk and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity,” the article discusses about the different definitions and theories of gender masculinity. 143 more words

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'Masculinity' as Described by Men

In Deborah Cameron’s “Performing Gender Identity: Young Men’s Talk and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity” research she discovers a few interesting facts, on how men define masculinity in their conversations. 136 more words

"CAPSLOCK IS CRUISE CONTROL FOR COOL!!1ONE1!": Performed Badness on the Internet

For my project, I’m thinking about the prevalence of deliberate or (sometimes) ironic badness in discourse on the internet. By badness, I don’t mean being bad (like the cool kids in high school bad), but instead, the deliberate use of the appearance of rhetorical or cultural nonliteracy—things like deliberately transposing “your” and “you’re,” writing in all caps, spelling things idiosyncratically, “cartoonish” drawing techniques, and misidentifying cultural icons. 684 more words

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Gender identity formation through performativity and behaviour

Citation:

Cameron, D.  (1999).  Performing Gender Identity:  Young Men’s Talk and the Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity. In A. Jaworski & N. Coupland (Eds.), The Discourse Reader… 289 more words

Cameron (1999) Reading Response

In her study entitled “Performing Gender Identity: Young Men’s Talk and The Construction of Heterosexual Masculinity,” Deborah Cameron examines the concept of gender, and how it is displayed in conversation. 439 more words