PP_Chapter_4_-_Gender_Inequality-1.pptx

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Gender Inequality / Sex Discrimination Chapter 4
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The Problem Major sorting device in every society in the world Females are greater in number, but the universal minority. Sexism – the belief that one sex is innately superior to the other, which results in discrimination.
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Stratification Gender specific division of labor—in the family and outside the family (work). Lower economic rewards. Double duty (home/kids and work). Objectification of women at home (violence) and at work (wasn’t until the 1980’s that sexual harassment became define as a social problem). A “man’s” work is more prestigious than “woman’s” work . (For women to acquire prestige in society, they must perform what is deemed “men’s” work.)
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Symbolic Interactionism People are socialized into their gender roles based on sex identification. Social institutions reinforce gender roles. Gender becomes a master trait (which shapes our activities, behaviors, values,
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