Exam 1 Review

Exam 1 Review - Study Guide Sex- biological, reproductive,...

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Study Guide Sex- biological, reproductive, and chromosonal factors that differ females and males Gender- socially constructed status and personality identity that defines what it means to be male/ female expectations about roles, behaviors Gender Inequality - social, economic disadvantages that occur as a function of gender -women typically experience the largest disadvantage Feminism - social movement to raise womens status in all means of society liberal feminism - focuses on equality cultural feminism - emphasizes pos characteristics that are presumed stronger in women then in men Radical feminism - womens oppression lies deep in the entire sex and gender system rather then in laws and policies first wave feminism - late 1900 Second wave - 1960s - 1990s Third wave -1980s to present Perspectives to social differences similarities perspective - men and women are generally similar in their intellectual and social skills, but social forces may create what appear to be temporary differences differences perspective - women and men are generally different in their intellectual and social skills and that womens skills are highly
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