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WGS201(14218) Polly-Anna West Module 3: Short Answer 9/13/2018 Eastern Kentucky University Module3: Short Answer 1. Explain how work is strongly linked to evolving roles and expectations (related to gender). Provide example. “Most young women and men say they want to have satisfying work and a family (Gerson 2010). But women and men alike now also wonder how they will be able to balance work and family commitments (Andersen, 2016, pg. 67). Evolutionary theories of gender development are grounded in genetic bases for differences between men and women. Functionalists recommend that people have developed contradistinction to satisfy their extraordinary and reciprocal capacities, which are vital for survival. People are ordinarily connected with certain social parts subordinate upon the identity characteristics related with those parts. Customarily, the part of the homemaker is related to women and the part of a provider, or breadwinner, is related with a male. “Housework, for example, has evolved alongside transformations in gender relations that have changed over time” (Andersen, 2016, pg. 91). In most cases, women are left with works, for example, of instructing (up to the time of

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