Lecture 4.1.09 - Socialization starts early due to biology or socialization We as society believe men and women should be different we create

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Socialization starts early : due to biology or socialization. We as society believe men and women should be different- we create institutions everywhere to ensure their difference Continues in home, schools, churches, media Idea that society reward gender appropriate behavior, punish gender inappropriate behavior even in the work place , we internalize these awards so we would want to perform gender appropriately to avoid the punishments that’d come like physical, financial, emotional costs. Power balance that gets maintained through institutions is that men still retain power women less power According to the UN, women perform 2/3 of the world’s work, early only 1/10 of the world’s income and own less than 1/100 of the world’s property gender inequality = worldwide phenomenon Three issues of gender and labor: Occupational sex segregation -degree to which men and women are concentrated in occupations that employ workers of predominantly one sex. Most jobs one gender or
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 1 taught by Professor Gold during the Spring '97 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Lecture 4.1.09 - Socialization starts early due to biology or socialization We as society believe men and women should be different we create

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