Wk6 - Jenna Yu 9/28/09 SOCI 101 002 Week 6 Reading Notes...

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Jenna Yu 9/28/09 SOCI 101 002 Week 6 Reading Notes Lorber, Judith. “Night to His Day”. Mapping The Social Landscape . P. 102-114. Socialization—social process in which one becomes integrated into a social group by learning its culture and one’s own role in it (formation of the concept of self) o article focuses on socialization and how people learn their gender identities after birth Everyone “does gender” or act in ways that agree or disagree with the expectations that are appropriate for women or men Additionally, there are transvestites (who dress opposite in gender) and transsexuals. o Gender assignment based on genitalia at birth. Naming and dress are gender markers o Sexual feelings shaped by gendered norms and expectations o Gender is both ascribed and achieved while sexes are borned o Parenting is gendered, different expectation for a father and a mother Western society view gender comes from physiology; however gender is shaped by social construction and sex is the physiological differences between male and female Modern western societies’ transvestites and transsexuals are equal to crossover genders but are not qualified as third gender but change their genders (becoming and being treated as the opposite gender) People shift their genders roles often ---------------------------------------------------- Lucal, Betsy. What It Means to Be a Gendered Me”. Mapping The Social Landscape
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2010 for the course SOCI 101 taught by Professor Na during the Fall '10 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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