WST100-mid term study guide

WST100-mid term study guide - WST100- mid term Spring 2010...

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Unformatted text preview: WST100- mid term Spring 2010 1. TER MS: 2. Gender/Race/Class Sex Determined by- Anatomy Hormones Genetic xx xy chromosome Estrogen and androgen Gender Determined by- System of social stratification You DO gender Learn it as children From books and toys Masculinity- toys with strength and power, teach them to be competitive and aggressive Femininity- toys teach girls to accessorize and appearance, awaken maternal instincts, domestic Organizes human social life in culturally patterned ways Major way that people organize their lives Gender is about performance Doing your hair & make up, clothing, gestures & movements institution that structures every aspect of our lives Caused by; family, workplace, the state, sexuality, language and culture Berdache Native American cross-dresser Usually a man, who takes on the dress, role and status of the opposite sex Scripts of Masculinity/Femininity BORN male & female LEARN masculinity and femininity Learn from a young age what it means to be masculine and feminine and children are taught a different set of skills Socialization Starts at birth & continues to death FROM BIRTH Names, pink & blue showers, way we talk to babies Race Groups that the worlds population can be divided on the basis of physical characteristics ; skin or hair color Belonging to a group of humans who are the same physical features One-drop Rule Belief among some people in the United States that a person with any trace of African ancestry is black. Ethnicity Identity with or membership in a particular racial, national, or cultural group and observance of that group's customs, beliefs, and language. Class Division of people or things based on their rank & basic economic, political, or cultural characteristics (ex; how much money you make, where you live, what you do)....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2010 for the course WST 100 taught by Professor Carrion during the Spring '07 term at ASU.

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WST100-mid term study guide - WST100- mid term Spring 2010...

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