HDF 304.doc--gender

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HDF 304/WGS 301 – Family Relationships Gender Review Sheet Gender 1. What is a stereotype? Rigidly held belief that a category of people has particular set of personal characteristics Imp b/c shape way we live 2. What is a gender stereotype? Rigidly held, categorical beliefs that certain personality traits are inherited associated with being male or female. 3. How prevalent are gender stereotypes? American strongly differentiate (personality, interests, and abilities) 4. What is the difference between ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ and why is it important to make this distinction? Sex- the set of BIOLOGICAL charac associated with being male or female…gender— social and psychological traits that are expected of people based on bio. Sex Sex hardwired and gender culturally imposed 5. What are gender roles? Culturally imposed expectations for behavior of those who are identified as female or male 6. Know the details about the different theories I presented in class about how we learn our “gender”. In what ways are they similar, if at all? In what ways are they different? Identification: o Freuds psychosexual stages…highly criticized Social Learning theory: o Children learn appropriate sexual behavior through: reinforcement, punishment, and modeling/imitating of others Cognitive dev. Theory: o Learn gender by categorizing people and objects
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