Sex and Gender

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Sex and Gender in the Media By: Brooks Ross, Jack Dillon, Brad Schultz
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Sociobiology Happens at the Individual Level of the gender system Way of understanding gender at a biological level Genes and DNA dictate gender Men and women have evolved differently over time Differences in adaptation: Men spread their seed
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Step Brothers
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Fag Discourse Term “Fag” strips men of their masculinity Attacking and disciplining masculinity Guys call their friends fags not homophobic label Masculine Incompetence Guys doing something wrong Example: 40 Year Old Virgin
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40 Year Old Virgin
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Glass Escalator Advantages in hiring for men Tracking into specific positions More prestigious Better paying Males see promotions at a quicker rate when working in female industries Negative stereotypes outside the job Example: Meet the Parents
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Meet the Parents
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Male Bonding Drinking is a form of Male Bonding Formed through joking relationships Allows for a needed connection without
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Unformatted text preview: being self-disclosed or emotionally intimate Drinking breaks homophobic barriers Gives a acceptable domain to connect Example: Superbad Superbad Girl Watching Men sexually evaluating women Normalized and Trivialized Boys being boys Prevalent issue in the workplace Verbal or Gestural message of check it out Boasts sexual prowess Explicit comments amount a women's body or Anchorman Why College Men Drink Drinking as a male domain Related to power and powerlessness Masculinity paradox Drinking as a way to obtain social power Tradition Way of managing shame Example: Old School Old School Hegemonic Masculine Dominance over women Subordination of other men The cultural norm Characteristics Aggressive Limited Emotionality, not Feminine Heterosexual Example: Curb your Enthusiasm Curb Your Enthusiasm The End...
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