mcch15 - Chapter Fifteen Gender Relations 1 The...

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Chapter Fifteen: Gender Relations 1. The distinctions made on the basis of gender and the division of labour: a. are constant across time and space b. are constant for gender but not for the division of labour c. *vary across time and space d. none of the above 2. The distinction between sex and gender implies that a. biological and social factors can be separated b. biological factors are unchanging and outside history c. biology is central to understanding the social distinctions between male and female e. none of the above 3. According to Fausto-Sterling: a. males and females have a different reproductive consciousness b. *an individual’s capacities emerge from the interaction between biology and social environment c. the gender division of labour is gradually disappearing d. all of the above 4. The genetic perspective emphasizes the effect of ___________ on behaviour: a. *the Y chromosome in males b. androgen in males c. estrogen in females d. all of the above 5. Research into the link between biology and behaviour is difficult because: a. learning begins at birth b. learning expands with aging c. researchers cannot escape the effects of their own learning d. *all of the above 6. There is general agreement that sex differences can be defined in terms of: a. *chromosomes b. the absence of estrogen in males c. the absence of androgen in females d. all of the above 7. Socio-biologists argue that: a. the social environment shapes and changes biology b. *a wide range of behaviour is determined by biology c. biology as a science only comes into existence with the social conditions of modern society d. all of the above 8. Socio-biologists see the double X chromosome as directly responsible for: a. aggressive tendencies in males b. heterosexuality c. *women’s maternal, nurturing tendencies d. all of the above e. a & c
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9. The double standard refers to: a. *the different expectations concerning male and female sexuality b. differences in the relationship between paid and unpaid work c. female instinct d. none of the above 10. First Nations families have a strong tradition of: a. maternal responsibility for child-rearing b. paternal responsibility for child-rearing c. *community participation in child-rearing d. none of the above 11. According to Fausto-Sterling, evidence to support the view that hormonal differences control aggression is: a. irrefutable b. reasonably strong c. moderate d. *weak to non-existent 12. According to O’Brien, male reproductive consciousness is: a. determined by hormones b. *splintered and discontinuous c. determined by social environment rather than biology d. none of the above 13. O’Brien argues that male reproductive consciousness results in: a. *male attempts to control women and children b. a more individualistic orientation to the social environment c. the double standard d. none of the above 14. On what grounds can O’Brien’s views about women’s experience of reproduction be
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mcch15 - Chapter Fifteen Gender Relations 1 The...

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