4-1 - -Women have access to education-Religious...

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GENDER AND SOCIETY =Non-biological notions of masculinity & femininity. Refers to purely social characteristics. GENDER ROLE =The behavior patterns, obligations & privileges that are considered appropriate for each sex. -Expressive role (female) -Instrumental role (male) GENDER STRATIFICATION -The hierarchical distribution of social & economic resources according to gender. MEN & WOMEN ARE MORE EQUAL WHEN: -Work is not highly segregated by gender -Women’s work is central to the economy
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Unformatted text preview: -Women have access to education-Religious & ideological support for gender inequality is not strong-Men make contributions to household responsibilities-Women have access to power & authority in public decision making PATRIARCHY =a form of social organization in which males dominate females MATRIARCHY =a form of social organization in which females dominate males EGALITARIAN =for of social organization in which females & males share equal duties....
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course CR 1311 taught by Professor Abney during the Spring '08 term at Saint Mary's University Texas.

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