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Gender Inequality on the Interpersonal Level (10/25) I. Gender as and Organizer A. Sex (biology) vs. Gender (role) - Breadwinner male and caretaker female B. Gender Roles 1. Male and Female Roles 2. Socialization (TV, parents, peers) 3. Stereotyping: Letting a certain trait or behavior characterize an entire group C. Real Life Problems with Gender Roles 1. Women as fairer sex 2. Men as tough provider II. The Language of Gender A. Dualistic Nature of Language 1. Reflecting What We Believe 2. Affecting What We Believe B. Examples 1. The Universal He (use it to stand in for all people, like mankind) 2. Kings and Queens (King is higher than Queen) 3. College Textbook Experiment (“The Social Man” leads to male pictures, “Society” leads to pictures of men and women) Gender Inequality on the Institutional Level (10/27) I. Gender and the Family Institution A. Family Roles (always have gender specifications) B. Caretakers (management) and Breadwinners (work) 1. How does caretaker role benefit/hurt women? (spend time with your
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course SOC 45255 taught by Professor Crosnoe during the Fall '10 term at University of Texas.

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