10.25 Gender - I.Gender as an Organizer A.Sex vs. Gender...

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I. Gender as an Organizer A.Sex vs. Gender Gender is our most basic social category. Most simplistic. People ask pregnant people: is it a boy or a girl? 65% of parents find out sex of baby. B.Gender Roles C.Real Life Problems with Gender Roles II. The Language of Gender A.Dualistic Nature of Language B.Examples- when people hold a baby girl, they hold them. With boy, they hold them in the air and talk to them face to face. Use language of strength for boys “look at my little man! Youre so strong!” girl: “look how cute you are!” See how parents treat kids on the day its born. Family roles tell us what genders are (mother). More assigned to masculinity to femininity. I.Gender as an Organizer A.Sex vs. Gender Sex- anatomy Gender- all that other stuff that makes you a girl I.Gender as an Organizer A.Sex vs. Gender B.Gender Roles 1.Male and Female Roles Boys are more physically aggressive and girls are more socially aggressive. 2.Socialization
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10.25 Gender - I.Gender as an Organizer A.Sex vs. Gender...

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