Sociology 3

Sociology 3 - environment that creates expectations shared...

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Sociology 3 The social identity of gender Societal definition of gender o norms of society o learned and reinforced Biological determinism and reductionism Reductionism- reducing an event to a single cause Determinism- given conditions inevitably cause a behavior/ event Simplification What are complexities o Environment/ culture/ behaviors o Socioeconomic status o Age o Biology o Genetics The role of culture on gender
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Unformatted text preview: environment that creates expectations shared belief system norms Institutional basis/ bias of gender social institution o established patterns with recognized purpose Gender roles expected behaviors/ attitudes that are considered inappropriate Theories of gender formation cognitive development symbolic interaction identification social learning...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SOC 446 taught by Professor Christinawhelan during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.

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