ssp1-17 - How comfortable are you with the gender roles our...

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If {image} , then {image} How comfortable are you with the gender roles our society defines as appropriate for males and females? 1 2 3 4 5 20% 20% 20% 20% 20% a. Very comfortable b. Somewhat comfortable c. Unsure d. Somewhat uncomfortable e. Very uncomfortable
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Defining Sex and Gender Sex refers to biological identity. Gender refers to learned behaviors associated with each sex.
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Gender Gap in Attitudes
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Gender Differences: Aggression
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Sex Differences: Nature or Nurture? Biological determinism refers to explanations that attribute complex social phenomena to physical characteristics. The important question is not whether biology or culture is more important in forming men and women, but how biology and culture interact to produce a person’s gender identity.
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If {image} , then {image} If you were taking a new job and had your choice of a boss, would you prefer to work for a man or a woman? 1 2 3 33% 33% 33% a. Man b. Woman c. No preference
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Gender Socialization Teaches expectations for each sex
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2008 for the course SSP 001 taught by Professor Munson during the Spring '06 term at Lehigh University .

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