27 - Sex-anatomic sex Based on physical differences between...

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Sex-anatomic sex Based on physical differences between females and males Sex chromosomes, gonads, internal reproductive organs, external genitalia Gender-psychogical state of being female or male based on culture In every culture, there are different ideas about culture Men-dominant women-subordinate Gender roles -clusters of behavior viewed masculine or feminine culturally defined and vary over time range of expectations for personality and behavior affect relationships and sexual behavior institution of traditional roles habituated to see the world through the eyes of the culture specific gender abstract according to this identity Gender typing The process by which children acquire behavior that are deemed appropriate to their sex Gender identity The belief that one is male or female Our psychological awareness or sense of being male or female and one of the most obvious and important aspects of our self-concepts Affects how each individual sees and interprets the world around him or herself
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ANTH 200 taught by Professor V during the Fall '10 term at Saint Louis.

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