L7_soc2 - 21:12 GenderSocialization

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21:12 Gender Socialization The many different processes by which the expectations associated with  being a boy/man or being a girl/women are passed on thru society We learn gender appropriate behavior thru the socialization process Gender Roles Expectations for behavior and attitudes that culture determines as appropriate  for women and men Such expectations form patterns thru which gender is expressed History Women and work Prior to the Industrial Revolution Work was not distinct from home Men and women may have primary responsibility for different tasks, but there  was a lot of crossing over Men and women were valued for their contributions to both work and home After the industrial Revolution Work was removed from the home Paid work and public life become associated with men, while unpaid work at  home and private life became associated with women
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L7_soc2 - 21:12 GenderSocialization

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