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Unformatted text preview: CHAPTER 9: Gender and Sexuality Nature or nurture? Psychological anthropology- the study of the relationship between culture and personality Sex- the biological aspect of being female, male, or other, assigned at birth on external genitalia Sexual dimorphism- the biological and behavioral differences between males and females Gender roles- the task and behavior assigned by a culture to each sex Gender- the sociocultural construct of masculine and feminine roles and the qualities assigned to these roles Heterosexuality- sexual attraction between members of the opposite sex Homosexuality- sexual attraction between members of the same sex CHAPTER 10: Political Order, Disorder and Social Control Who Decides? Community- an association of ppl who share a common identity, including geographic boundaries, common language, and culture Power- the ability to influence or cause ppl or groups to do certain things that they would not do otherwise Authority- the exercise of legitimate power; the right to rule invested by members of the community in its...
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