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Unformatted text preview: 03:25 Examples of female oppression: • Women that gets upset at her firefighter job and that’s fine, but if male cries he is consider an individual people will not generalize that because of one male that all males are emotional. Ambivalent Sexism Theory Ambivalent Sexism : a reconceptualization of the traditional view of sexism to include both subjectively benevolent and hostile feelings toward women Develops in a context of three social realities • Men represent a privileged group • Most division of labor falls across gender lines • Dominant/privileged heterosexual culture (heterosexual women and men depend on each other for intimacy) Hostile Sexism – dominative paternalism: negative, hostile attitudes towards women and adversarial beliefs about gender relations, in which women are trying to spend most of their time trying to control men, whether through sexuality or feminism....
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- Spring '11