Gender Stratification

Gender Stratification - Gender Stratification 14:01 Gender...

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Gender Stratification 14:01 Gender Stratification Hierarchical distribution of social, economic, and political resources according to gender  Variation across countries More gender equality in countries where: Women’s work is central to the economy  Women have access to education  Strong ideological or religious support for gender equality Men make direct contributions to the household responsibilities  Work is not highly segregated by gender  Women have access to formal power and authority in public decision making Gender stratification (and inequality) is rooted in sexism  A belief system that explains that justifies the unequal distribution of resources to men  and women  Set of institutional practices and beliefs that allocate power and privilege on the basis of  gender Patriarchy  Matriarchy  Structure (Versus Personality) Gendered behavior is rooted in different institutional positions Social structure produces distinct male and female behavior
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