tfch15 - Chapter Fifteen: Gender Relations 1. The...

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Chapter Fifteen: Gender Relations 1. The distinction between sex and gender implies that biology is fixed and unchanging. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 2. There is now substantial evidence supporting the assertion that biological sex differences translate into particular behaviour differences between males and females. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 3. In other species, males are always the ‘breadwinners’. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 4. According to Fausto-Sterling, it is impossible to determine what aspects of behaviour are biologically determined. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 5. Social environment shapes biology. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 6. The double standard refers to those who argue biology determines more of female behaviour than it does of male behaviour. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 7. Research indicates that the physical manifestations of biological processes such as menopause vary across cultures. a. *TRUE b. FALSE 8. Whereas evidence to support the impact of genetics on social behaviour is questionable, the impact of hormones on behaviour is widely recognized by sociologists. a. TRUE b. *FALSE 9. O’Brien argues that women’s reproductive consciousness differs when they bear male and female children. a. TRUE
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Barrym during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.

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tfch15 - Chapter Fifteen: Gender Relations 1. The...

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