wk8sexism_ctools - 11/3/2010 Psych 280: Chapter 5 / Sexism...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
11/3/2010 1 Psych 280: Chapter 5 / Sexism Exam I Final Paper Introduce Stereotypes (Chapter 5) Apply the stereotype, prejudice, and discrimination concepts broadly, and to the cases of sexism and heterosexism. Ambivalent sexism: Hostile sexism vs. Benevolent sexism Social Role Theory How society’s gender expectations shape individual’s attitudes and behaviors, and how these in turn perpetuate gender roles. Understand “invisible privilege” and how it can impede social progress Looking Ahead: Paper Topic Defining Sexism Sexism: Prejudice and discrimination based on a person’s gender Heterosexism: Prejudice and discrimination in favor of opposite-sex couples Ambivalent Sexism A form of sexism characterized by attitudes about women that reflect both negative beliefs and feelings as well as affectionate but patronizing beliefs and feelings (pg. 157) 2 components Hostile sexism – characterized by negative feelings about women’s abilities and value
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

wk8sexism_ctools - 11/3/2010 Psych 280: Chapter 5 / Sexism...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online