doing gender

doing gender - Selective pairing Social identities One may...

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“Doing Gender” West and Zimmerman
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Gender Socially constructed Is an interaction between a person and their society Not just what one is but what one does
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Sex Categorization “If-Can” test:
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Sexuality Plays off of gender identity and development by knowing the “roles” of women and men
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Gender Must be fitted to situations and modified or transformed depending on the occasion Must always be accountable
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Essential…No Sports Manliness Commendable performance Heterosexual Couples
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Unformatted text preview: Selective pairing Social identities One may play several different roles but we are always women or men. The way we identify ourselves and display that identity will provide an available resource for doing gender under any set of circumstances. Implications Self-regulation We are always accountable for our gender Our actions as women and men and toward women and men Institution Do gender appropriately Do gender inappropriately...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course HDFS 2300 taught by Professor Rojas during the Fall '11 term at Texas Tech.

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