Blackboard Ch 11 Gender

Blackboard Ch 11 Gender - Chapter 11 Sex and Gender What We...

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Chapter 11 Sex and Gender
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What We Will Learn How does biology influence maleness and femaleness? Are males dominant over females in all societies? Are there different gender roles throughout the world? Do women and men communicate differently? How can gender ideology exploit women?
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Gender The way members of the two sexes are perceived, evaluated, and expected to behave.
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Sexual dimorphism The physiological differences between men and women. www-personal.umich.edu/~wolpoff/Vitae.htm
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Gender Masculinity The social definition of maleness, which varies from society to society. Femininity The social definition of femaleness, which varies from culture to culture.
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Third Gender U.S. culture recognizes only two genders, male and female Some cultures recognize a combined male/female gender
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Berdache “Two Spirit” Defined by spirituality, androgyny, women’s work male/male homosexual relationships the role bridged the gap between the temporal and spirit worlds.
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Human Sexuality Little research before the 1960s The Kinsey Institute 1948-present The sexual practices of humans, vary from culture to culture. kolaboy.deviantart.com
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All cultures have rules about Human Sexuality Trobriand Islanders are permissive Children explore at a young age. www.monolith.com.au/papua-new-guinea/vactrav.html
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Basseri, Pastoralists from Iran Basseri are very restrictive Woman must be a virgin on her wedding night.
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Sexual activity Extramarital activity All cultures have rules about sexual access Postpartum restrictions Incest taboos commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Mother_and_c. ..
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