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Theoretical Perspectives on Sex and Gender
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The 4 theoretical frameworks we will address - Psychoanalytic/Identification Theory - Sociobiology - Social Learning Theory - Cognitive Development Theory
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Psycho-analytic Identification
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Oedipus Comples - Intense attraction to mother - Sees father as rival and feels hostility - Projects these hostile feelings onto the father thus believing that his father sees him asa rival. - Fears his father will castrate him castration anxiety - To resolve this he identifies with his father and stamps out his own desire for mother Results – masculine identification contempt or fear of women strong superego
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Electra Complex - Bonded emotionally with mother - Notices her own lack of a penis – penis envy and sense of inferiority - Blames mother for lack of penis and withdraws from her - Replaces her wish for penis with a wish for a child - To obtain child takes her father as a love object and becomes jealous of mother - Gradually realizes she cannot possess her father reestablishes
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2011 for the course BIO 388n taught by Professor Shank during the Spring '11 term at California State University Los Angeles .

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