Gender Review - 10 How do parents influence kids’ ideas about appropriate gender behavior 11 In what ways do parents communicate differently with

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HDF 304/WGS 301 – Family Relationships Gender Review Sheet Gender 1. What is a stereotype? 2. What is a gender stereotype? 3. How prevalent are gender stereotypes? 4. What is the difference between ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ and why is it important to make this distinction? 5. What are gender roles? 6. Know the details about the different theories I presented in class about how we learn our “gender”. In what ways are they similar, if at all? In what ways are they different? 7. What are the basics of Freud’s Identification Theory? Why are women inferior according to this theory? What are the problems with this theory? 8. What are the basics of social learning theory? How is it different from cognitive development theory? 9. Why do children categorize by gender at such an early age?
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Unformatted text preview: 10. How do parents influence kids’ ideas about appropriate gender behavior? 11. In what ways do parents communicate differently with girls vs. boys? What are the consequences of this difference? 12. How is gender reinforced in schools? 13. How are gender stereotypes reinforced in TV? In magazines? 14. Know the Gabriel and Gardner (1999) article I presented in class a. What were they studying and why? b. What is meant by independent vs. interdependent c. What types of interdependence are there? d. What did they do in each of their studies? e. If you had to design an additional study, what would you do? f. What is the significance of these findings? (there is not really a right or wrong answer to this; you just need to give the findings and research some thought)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2009 for the course HDF 54545 taught by Professor Loving during the Spring '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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