Lecture 9 - Gender, Ethnicity and Race all three areas also...

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Gender, Ethnicity and Race all three areas also involve sociological research on socialization and globalization, but even here the emphasis is placed on how these processes feed into or perpetuate inequalities between men and women, different ethnic groups, and different racial categories
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Sex and Gender ‘Sex’ is typically used to describe the biological differences that distinguish males and females: females get pregnant ‘Gender’ denotes a social position and the normative expectations that go with that position: women do more housework
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Masculinity and Femininity gender involves our expectations about masculinity and femininity, and the ways in which these expectations affect our attitudes and behaviors it’s hard to think about masculinity and femininity without thinking of the stereotypes that people in our culture tend to associate them
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Peer Culture and Gendering Physical Attractiveness
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Media depictions of men and women Sociologists rely on “content analysis” of media Magazines Television Internet
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Gender in Institutions Arlie Hochschild’s analysis of the “second shift” for women in families
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