Ch_2_-_Gender

Ch_2_-_Gender - COM112ChapterTwo Part2:Gender...

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    COM112 – Chapter Two Part 2:  Gender
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    Understanding Gender and  Communication What is ‘gender’? Complex dimension of identity that includes  influence of factors such as biological sex,  cultural/social roles based on biology,  psychological identification, and sexual  orientation.
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    Understanding Gender and  Communication Defining terms Gender:  broad definition    Gender roles:  masculinity, femininity,  androgyny Biological sex:  physiology Sexual Orientation:  sexuality influence on  behavior.
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    Understanding Gender and  Communication Gender roles:  norms for how men and  women are supposed to act Masculine Feminine Androgynous 
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    Understanding Gender and  Communication Gender roles are fluid … they can change Social trends can change Personal/family needs influence change
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  Understanding Gender and  Communication Biological Sex and Communication people.
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