Assigment 3 - Psy. 2301, Section 002 Prof. Xie Adetokunboh...

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Psy. 2301, Section 002 Prof. Xie Adetokunboh Soyemi Take Home Assignment #3 Ever since the creation of earth, men and women were given their gender role and the specific attributes that pertain to their gender. Gender role has been evident since the beginning of time, after their post expulsion, Adam “The Man” had to work for his food and Eve “The Woman” was given three children. The definition of gender role is the pattern of masculine or feminine behavior of an individual that is defined by a particular culture and that is largely determined by a child’s upbringing. Parents play an important role in gender typing by making their child learn appropriate gender characteristics and enforcing it. Parents are not the only factors in gender typing, but friends, school, and media plays a significant role. Personally I conformed to traditional gender roles by participating in masculine sports, working to support myself, and acknowledging if I do anything that may be considered feminine. I haven’t really departed from traditional gender
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course MOSAIC 0852 taught by Professor Raymondhalnon during the Spring '09 term at Temple.

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Assigment 3 - Psy. 2301, Section 002 Prof. Xie Adetokunboh...

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