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Unformatted text preview: theory is concluded in their words; males are assigned the roles of aggressiveness and masculinity, implanting these roles in their minds since they are kids. While females are assigned submissive roles, and roles which represent them by their external look . Gender roles are not, as some people think, an instinct. The roles are culturally and traditionally assigned to both genders, for example, wearing a skirt may not be acceptable as part of a male gender role, but we can see the cultural and traditional assignment of skirts for men in Scotland where skirts and kilts were traditionally worn by bagpipers in the Scottish military . The roles of males and females in society differ by the differences of cultures and traditions, while they are all affected by the mass media which exaggerates the sex-role theory which widens the gap between men and women ....
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- Fall '07
- Mass Media