Study Guide for Quiz - -Communicative- emotional

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Study Guide for Quiz#3 Sex is the biological makeup of a male or female. Gender is the personal traits and position in society connected being a male or female. Gender is a social dimension of sex. What is Gender Identity? How you feel about and express your gender. Simply our perception of ourselves. What are the Gender Roles? How society wants or expects females and males to act. Physical: Hair,shape, mannerisms, voice, face, cloth. Psychology: Emotions, rational, perception, social roles, occupation, family. Gender is disappearing. What is Sexism? Discrimination based on sex. The believe that one sex is superior to the other. What is Feminism? A collection of social movements and theories about gender differences, proposing social equality for all people. Marriage and Family Family refers to two or more people who are related by blood, marriage or adoption. Functions of Family
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Unformatted text preview: -Communicative- emotional support-Reproductive-Educational-Financial and managerial Ideal Family Myths: 1.Universal nuclear family 2.Middle class 3.The naturalness of different responsibilities for wives and husbands. The Ideal Marriage Monogamy- 2 people Poligyny- One husband many wives Polyandry- One wife, many husbands Polygamy- Several man and several women. How do we choose a partner? Stimulus-Value-Role Theory of Male Selection 1.Stimulus Stage- attraction 2.Value Stage- finding common ground. 3.Role Stage- Acting out the role of a couple. What Makes a Marriage Work? Personal: A desire to stay married based on love and marital satisfaction.Physical attraction. Moral: A feeling to stay married based on moral attitudes.Children and Religion. Structural : A feeling of constraint based on alternatives , social pressure....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course SOC 1301 taught by Professor Oepnik during the Fall '11 term at Sam Houston State University.

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