gender roles in religion

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- 1 - Lacy McGrath 11/22/07 MWF 9:00-10:00 Hjamil Martinez-Vasquez Gender Roles in Latin America For years men have always been viewed as superior to women in everyday life. Men have been said to be smarter, faster, more adept and able than women and have always been allowed the freedom to do what they want with their lives. Women, on the other hand, have always been seen as inferior to men in everything that they do and were once basically on the same level as African slaves because they were seen as nothing more than someone to give birth to sons and daughters that would carry on the family legacy. Because of these perspectives, people formed their own ideas and established gender roles for men and women inside and outside of the home. In Cecilia Mariz and Clara Mafra’s article, they discuss the subject of gender roles and what people perceive to be the correct roles of men and women in the home. While many believe the various gender roles discussed to be correct, men and women should in fact be treated equally inside and outside of the home because it is both spouses responsibility for what happens within a family and their home, not solely the wife’s responsibility or solely the
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course RELI 10043 taught by Professor Martinez-vasquez during the Fall '07 term at TCU.

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