Lecture 3--General Approaches--FINAL2

Lecture 3--General Approaches--FINAL2 - General Theoretical...

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1/18/2010 1 General Theoretical Approaches Readings/Lectures posted on Blackboard Quiz 1 available on Blackboard by 8pm tonight Must be completed by Friday at 8pm
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1/18/2010 2 Formulated by Sigmund Freud Part of the human psyche is “Unconscious” Development--progression based upon previous experience 3 stages: 1) Oral; 2)Anal; 3) Phallic Phallic 3-6 yrs of age Boys’ and girls’ development diverges Boys--Oedipal Complex eventually identifies with fathers’ qualities Develops superego ethics/conscience Girls-Electra Complex Envious of males —”Penis Envy” Passivity/Masochism core concepts Girls have an immature “superego”
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1/18/2010 3 behaviors scientifically Not based on normative behavior Overemphasis on biological determinants Too Male- Centered or “Phallocentric” Male as Normative or Standard Cultural and social influence emphasis (Horney) Womb Envy Adolescence key period for female development (Deutsch) “Masculinity complex” --discordance b/t masculine characteristics and social env’t (e.g., gender constructs) Infused sociological, feminist and psychoanalytic theory (Chodorow) Childcare produces girls who want to mother; Sons who dominate and devalue women How might mothering produce devaluing of women for boys?
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1/18/2010 4 Explains how social behaviors are the product of evolution Imp’t concept: Natural Selection Fittest animals survive, reproduce, and pass on their genes “Fitness” -relative contribution of genes to next generation Caring For Young Adaptive Infanticide-Maladaptive Parental Investment Women are responsible for childcare Women have greater investment; sperm are “cheaper” Maternity is always certain, whereas paternity is not
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