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Unformatted text preview: Life course variation • Variation by ethnicity and class Culture Gender Differences • “Anthropological perspective” and social norms • Westerns and non-western • Within western societies Life course Variation • Meaning of femininity and masculinity changes during the life course • Men/women and boys/girls • “my life in pink Variation by Ethnicity and Class • Gender combines with ethnicity and class • Socialization, but especially institutionally • Interlocking • Genders are not constant, universal, and common to all • Masculinities and femininities • Dominant definitions or “right man” and “right woman”...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course SOCI 1101 taught by Professor Beck during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '08