Lecture 8 - 03:01 Review: Gender Gendervs.sex

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03:01 Review: Gender Gender vs. sex Sex= chromosomal differences between men and women, biological differences Gender= socially constructed roles Biosocial perspective Socialization- learning of rountines and roles External constraints on gender roles Doing gender Preview Class and Status Concepts Poverty and inequality The role of the family in rising inequality Some socioeconomic differences across families Class and Status- key concepts in the study of social stratification Class: emphasizes economic differences (income, wealth) How are economic resources distributed across families? Not just how much people make but what they do Status: emphasizes common life style, mutual recognition, prestige How do family structure and behavior differ by education Whose Social Class?
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Classical approaches to class and status focused on husbands class and status Increasingly problematic since most women (including married women) today work and 
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Lecture 8 - 03:01 Review: Gender Gendervs.sex

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