Unformatted text preview: Assigns different roles to women and men (ex.: war-making, child-rearing) i. Some women make war-Some men share in child-rearing-For many activities, such as work, these gender roles vary across cultures and history ii. Gender Division of Labor… d. One sex exercises authority over the other-The other sex performs lower-status roles and duties-Persons of the subordinate sex are usually isolated from contacts outside the household or the community-Assigns unequal roles to men and women i. Gender stratification e. Markets: women get paid (but usually as cheaper labor) i. Education: empowers through knowledge and skills ii. Democracy: establishes norms of equal rights for all citizens iii. Technology: increases female control over production iv. Is modernization a gender equalizer? f. Sex, Gender, and Sexuality 2. Lecture 11a - Sex, gender and sexuality Monday, October 29, 2007 9:51 AM Class Notes Page 1...
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- Fall '07
- Gender Division of Labor, Gender Difference