GENDER AND SEXUALITY Chapter 5

GENDER AND SEXUALITY Chapter 5 - GENDERANDSEXUALITYChapter5

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GENDER AND SEXUALITY  Chapter 5  1. Women are the weaker sex. 2. Boys are more group-centered, active, and aggressive than girls. 3. Women are more emotional than men. 4. Women talk more than men. 5. Women suffer more from depression. 6. Women are more likely than men to divulge personal information. 7. Men smile more often than women. 8. Women and men don’t care whether a baby is a boy or girl (“just as long as it’s healthy”). 9. Most women are confident about managing their financial affairs. 10. A heart attack is more likely to be fatal for a man than for a woman. GENDER Male What determines one’s maleness? Female What determines one’s femaleness? GENDER ROLES  set of norms, or culturally defined expectations, that define how people of  one gender ought to behave
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course PYSC 301 taught by Professor Bessellieu during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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