11-10 Lecture - – Verbal reasoning – Math/spatial...

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SESP 201: Gender SESP 201: Gender Development Development Chapter 13 Chapter 13 Friday, Nov. 10 Friday, Nov. 10
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Final Assignments Online #5 – test on Chapters 5, 6, 11-15, & emerging adulthood readings – due Mon, 11/27 by 9 a.m. (posted on Digital Dropbox) Take-home final exam : 6-10 page paper due Tuesday, 12/5, by 9 a.m. to SESP Student Affairs Office (box) 11/15: NO “book title due”
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Defining Terms 1. Gender vs. sex 2. Gender stereotypes 3. Gender roles 4. Gender identity 5. Gender typing
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How do children assume a gender? Nature? Nurture? language use modeling
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How do boys and girls really differ (if they do)? Mental abilities?
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Unformatted text preview: – Verbal reasoning – Math/spatial reasoning • Personality traits? – Emotional sensitivity – Compliance/dependency – Depression – Aggression But remember! • The size of differences is rather small. • We are much more alike than different. • And there’s no evidence that these differences are solely biological. How can we reduce gender stereo-typing? • . . . and should we? • Why? • Why not? For Wednesday • We will have a guest speaker on “Emerging Adulthood,” Leah Doane. • Please read the articles posted on Blackboard by Arnett and Shanahan....
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course POLI_SCI 221 taught by Professor Galvin during the Fall '07 term at Northwestern.

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