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Review Questions 1. What are gender roles? - Gender roles are social roles learned by a male or female that gives them the knowledge of what is okay and accepted for them to do, or act like. 2. What is gender? Who has a gender? - Either of 2 sexes, male or female. 3. How does the situation of women in the workforce compare to the situation of men? - Women are sometimes taken advantage of. They earn lower pays and sometimes are treated unequally because of their sex. 4. What is the “beauty myth?” How does the beauty myth harm women? - The Beauty Myth is a myth that state that women should be thin, soft, and basically barbie-like. This harms women because not all women are barbie-like, and society makes them feel as though they have to be. So, they under-go surgeries and diets to be appealing to others. 5. What is “double jeopardy” as it relates to gender? - Double jeopardy is when you are discriminated against for your gender, as WELL as your ethnicity.
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