Module 6 Journal - Cognitive Map Goldstein Ch. 2 and Ch. 3

Module 6 Journal - Cognitive Map Goldstein Ch. 2 and Ch. 3

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1. Women find it difficult to find work due to race and class discrimination

1.1. domestic work is considered the lowest paying occupations

2. Dark skin Brazilians experience discrimination when it comes to jobs, "boa aparencia"

2.1. poor people went from "slavery to servitude"

2.2. After slavery, poor were still expected to be "milk nannies" and perform sexual acts for the men and their sons

2.3. There is a colorist divide between light skin and dark skin Brazilians

2.3.1. Black is associated with "slavey, dirty, work,and ugliness" (pg 107)

3. Many poor women can barely afford to take care of their kids basic needs

4. Average income $5.00 a day

4.1. Middle and upper class generally have no idea how to do all the tasks the domestic workers provide

4.1.1. Domestic workers are classified by the way they talk, it is different from the middle and rich class

5. However many domestic workers someone has shows their status in society

6. Poor people view themselves as inferior

7. Rio made a dramatic change in its workforce by hiring more women and children

8. "Low Other" describes the poor, this makes the upper and middle class feel better about their status in life without feeling bad

9. Light skin Brazilians are seen as "white" and are more successful and given more opportunities

10. "Mulattas" seen as seductive and sexualized from the slavery past. White men raping the slaves and making them mistresses to their wives. It was Taboo and the woman were seen as exotic

10.1. Four Images: the Mammy, the Matriarch, the Welfare Mother, the Jezebel (pg 112)