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Sociology 166: Discussion Questions, Waldron 1. According to Waldron, what are some biological differences that contribute to gender differences in mortality 2. What are social factors that contribute to gender differences in mortality? 3. How does Waldron explain higher male mortality rates in developed western countries like the United States? 4. How does Waldron explain higher male mortality rates in former communist countries like Russia? 5. What does Waldron have to say about gender differences in mortality in developing countries? a. Why have gender differences in mortality generally been smaller in developing countries than in developed countries? 6. What is a “sex mortality ratio” and why is it important? 7. What does Waldron conclude about gender differences in mortality? Sociology 166: Discussion Questions, Waldron
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Unformatted text preview: 1. According to Waldron, what are some biological differences that contribute to gender differences in mortality 2. What are social factors that contribute to gender differences in mortality? 3. How does Waldron explain higher male mortality rates in developed western countries like the United States? 4. How does Waldron explain higher male mortality rates in former communist countries like Russia? 5. What does Waldron have to say about gender differences in mortality in developing countries? a. Why have gender differences in mortality generally been smaller in developing countries than in developed countries? 6. What is a “sex mortality ratio” and why is it important? 7. What does Waldron conclude about gender differences in mortality?...
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