maya review 1 - GENERAL SOCIOLOGY QUESTIONS What does it...

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GENERAL SOCIOLOGY QUESTIONS What does it mean when something is socially constructed? - “Social Constructionism” = our world is a social creation, created from our everyday thoughts and actions. What is gender stratification? - a society’s unequal distribution of wealth, power, and privilege between female or male Does stratification happen in the U.S.? Does it only happen in the U.S.? - It happens in the U.S. and globally LECTURE NOTES Social Construction of Sexuality - In terms of sexuality: our bodies exist, but we attach meaning to them. - Sexual impulses exist, but we attach sexual meaning to those impulses. attraction is associated with sexual orientation - Our impulses to be sexual beings are channeled into certain culturally appropriate forms: for reproduction, within the confines of marriage, heterosexual, monogamous What is Patriarchy? - Patriarchy is a kind of society organized around certain kinds of social relationships and ideas. -
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