10-25 - 10-25 Gender Inequality on the Interpersonal Level...

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10-25 Gender Inequality on the Interpersonal Level I. Gender as an Organizer a. Sex vs Gender i. Sex is biological status 1. Sex defines your status position 2. Puts you into a social category ii. Gender is “all the other stuff” that goes along with it. 1. Gender is the role attached to your status b. Gender Roles i. Male and Female Roles 1. Male – Breadwinner (normally) a. Working, protecting the family, etc b. More physical, more aggressive (physical) 2. Female – Caretaker (normally) a. Composed of nurturing, taking care of house b. Characterized by understanding, maternal instincts, socially aggressive ii. Socialization 1. a. Parents i. Giving them different toys to play with ii. Dressing them differently iii. Teaching them the different sex etiquettes
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10-25 iv. Punishing gender deviance b. Your peers i. Rules are enforced by peers 1. When deviant, they get shunned (punishment) c. Teachers i. Organizations of classrooms
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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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10-25 - 10-25 Gender Inequality on the Interpersonal Level...

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