HDF - I Gender Stereotypes A Definition of stereotype B...

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I. Gender Stereotypes A. Definition of stereotype B. Gender stereotypes C. Prevalence II. Sex and Gender A. Sex B. Gender C. Why the distinction? D. Gender roles III. The influence of the social environment A. Theories about learning gender B. Parents' influence C. Reinforcing gender role stereotypes in school D. Gender messages in the media IV. Are there his and her relationships? A. Gabriel and Gardner (1999) *** Important for Exam i. Are there “his” and “hers” types of interdependence? The implications of gender differences in collective vs. relational interdependence for affect, behavior, and cognition. a) Are men more independent and women more interdependent? b) I.e., extent to which self is defined as separate from, versus connected, to, others c) Independent How am I different and unique? Individuals are inherently separate d) Interdependent: Every individual part of larger social whole Goal is to form and maintain social relationships E.g., “mother”
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2008 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Summer '08 term at University of Texas.

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HDF - I Gender Stereotypes A Definition of stereotype B...

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