Unformatted text preview: -product of interactions-ongoing process-product of power ex: boys shouldn’t cry Messner-”magnified moment” -- when gender becomes salient. .particularly evident in groups-product of parental choices-color identification (pink=girl)-culture-peers--police boundaries (that’s girly, don’t be a sissy, etc)-construction of masculinity as a rejection of femininity Thorne-cross-gender interactions-- as “border-work”-in groups children assume gender roles, but in individual interactions the roles are not as strictly adhered to Gender as an ongoing active process --- “interpretive reproduction” NOTES: Midterm due NEXT Tuesday March 2nd. available on blackboard. Will go over any questions on Thursday....
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- Spring '10
- Sociology, Messner, Thorne, findings Research Roles