Debunking Gender Misconceptions

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Unformatted text preview: 4/24/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style Debunking Gender Misconceptions Danny Hanshew Jr. AED/204 03/27/2011 4/24/11 What are stereotypes?  Stereotypes are generalizations about a group of people that have similar characteristics Race, culture, gender, religion, etc.  Gender stereotypes generalize certain attributes to males versus females Men are better at and more interested in math and science Men interested in the arts are more likely to be homosexual 4/24/11 Are stereotypes harmless?  A major question is, are stereotypes harmless? Do they influence people’s opinions and experiences?  In general, stereotypes may be true in some individuals, but it is wrong to assume a group of people act the same just because they are identified together 4/24/11 Gender differences  Like it or not, there are differences between the genders  This is inherent, because biologically, men and...
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  • Spring '11
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  • United States Census Bureau, United States Census, Domestic Arts, Handelsman et. al., similar math  proficiency

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