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Chapter 11 notes ________ __________: refers to men and women’s unequal access to ______, _______, and _________. Although sex and gender are often used _________________, they are distinct terms. Sex: _____________ _____________ distinguishing males and females. ________: a ________ _____________, which varies from one society to another and refers to what the _________ ___________ proper for its _______ and _________. Although human beings are born male and female, they learn how to be _______________ and_____________________. Since gender is culturally _______________ _______________, expectations associated with gender vary from society to society. Most sociologists believe that ___________ ______________, not biology, most account for gender differences in behavior, such as male aggressiveness and female nurturing. Sociologist Cynthia Fuchs Epstiein found that the types of work that men and women do in each society are determined by ______________ _________________, not biology. She also found that human behaviors that biology “causes” are limited to those involving reproduction or differences in _________ _______________. Alice Rossi suggested that _______ are better prepared ____________ for “___________” than are men. Rossi stresses that the issue is not necessarily either biology or culture; rather, it is that __________ provides biological predisposition’s which are overlaid with __________.
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