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Gender and Society Why Study Gender? It is a fundamental social category, that related to all other social categoeiies, race, social class, and social stratification Definitions Gender: The ideology and social categories assigned with sexual dimorphism. Can there be more than two genders? George Herbert Mead’s theory of slf and the generalized other: the fully developed self is defined in relation to a community of people, and this is composed not just of individuals, but of social types (including gender types)
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Unformatted text preview: • Family: A small group with the key function of nurturing and socialization of the newborn • Marriage : a formal commitment between a couple to maintain a long terms relationship involving specific rights and duties towards one another and toward their children. • Socail stratification: How society distributes its rewards, with regards to geneder, women are inferior in the social stratification....
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