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Theoretical Perspectives  on Sex/Gender Chapter 5
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Theory is… A set of relevant assumptions systematically  related to each other each other that can be used to answer questions
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Humans need to explain what, how, where, and  why life events occur
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Theories are maps of Reality.  (Griffin, 2003) A theory is an account of what something is  and/or how it works and/or what it produces or  causes to happen. Theories are points of view, human constructions.
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Theories are  Dynamic  Developed over time  Reconsidered and reconsidered  Human constructions Based on social-historical context
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What Can Theories Do For Us?
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