Chapter 5 - outline

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CHAPTER 5: GENDER – Outline I. p.171 A. Biological Influences on Gender 1. Pubertal Change and Sexuality 2. Gender: the sociocultural and psychological dimensions of being male or female Gender role: a set of expectations that prescribes how females and males should think, act, and feel. 3. B. Social Influences on Gender p.172 Social role theory: states that gender differences result from the contrasting roles of females and males, with females having less power and status and control fewer resources than males. 1. Parental Influences p.173 Social cognitive theory of gender: emphasizes that children’s and adolescents’ gender development is influenced by observation and imitation of gender behavior, and by rewards and punishments they experience for gender-appropriate and gender-inappropriate behavior. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2009 for the course PSY 461U taught by Professor Shannonmyrick during the Spring '09 term at Portland State.

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