Gender as Stratification - Gender as Stratification Sexism...

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12/04/2014 Gender as Stratification Sexism - The belief or attitude that one gender or sex is inferior to or less valuable than the other - This is about prejudice AND power - The creation of stereotypes and double standards - Misogyny - the hatred or distrust of women Interpretation of Gender Stratification - Functionalist perspective - the organization of families are structured in a way that require men to fulfill instrumental roles, and women to fill expressive roles The way the family roles are divided - Conflict perspective - the division of labor was constructed by men as a means of maintaining privilege and power The way that labor is divided - Interactionist perspective - the way that we define the role of men and women in society contributes to persisting inequality person to person interaction - Feminist perspective - a set of theories that contend that women are marginalized and/or oppressed by a patriarchal society The Social Construction of Masculinity - Masculinity - characterized by strength -
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