1305 ch 11 SEX AND GENDER

1305 ch 11 SEX AND GENDER - CHAPTER 11 LECTURE: SEX AND...

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CHAPTER 11 MUELLER LECTURE : SEX AND GENDER (TOYS) and (Riddle) I. Sex and Gender A . Sex refers to the biological and anatomical differences between Females and Males; Hermaphrodites--- have combination of male and females genitalia Transsexuals ---often feel they are the opposite sex from their sex organs Sexual Orientation -Preference for emotional-sexual relationships with members of the opposites sex (heterosexuality); the same sex (homosexuality); or both (bisexual) B. Gender refers to the culturally and socially constructed differences between males and females -associated with femininity and masculinity Gender roles: attitudes, behavior, and activities that are defined as appropriate for each sex and and learned through the socialization process When does gender differentiation FIRST occur? 1
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C. Gender: Classic research: Margaret Mead’s classical research: Sex and Temperament In Three Primitive Societies ( her classical book/research) Purpose of the research : to determine if sex/gender
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