05 Gender & Socialization - Part 1(1)

05 Gender & Socialization - Part 1(1) -...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
– Part 1
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Overview Terminology Measurement of gender roles Theories of Socialization Socializing Agents Avenues of Socialization
Background image of page 2
Terminology: Sex vs. Gender Sex and gender are NOT interchangeable  terms! Sex  Whether person is biologically male or female Includes chromosomal, hormonal, and anatomical  components present at birth. Gender  A social construction of culturally expectations for males  and females Includes social, psychological characteristics of male and  female What culture define as what’s masculine or feminine Ex: aggressiveness in men, gentleness in women 
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Terminology Gender Role Socially constructed roles regarding what it means  to be masculine or feminine in our society. The attitudes, behaviors, beliefs, and values  associated with and expected of males and  females.
Background image of page 4
Terminology Gender Schema The cognitive organization of individuals, behaviors, and  traits by gender. Schema: mental representation, categorical system, organizational  structure. Information that an individual has learned about gender. Gender script Elaborate schema that includes procedure of something.  Ex: what a first date should include: male initiate/ ask out female, expectation of  paying for date, holding door, etc. Guide information processing  Attention Videotape of woman’s birthday party
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Terminology Gender identity degree to which an individual sees herself or  himself as feminine or masculine based on  society’s definition of appropriate gender roles.  One’s personal sense of maleness or femaleness. How  you view yourself. Subjective to individual. 
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course HDF 304 taught by Professor Gray during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

Page1 / 24

05 Gender & Socialization - Part 1(1) -...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online