Gender Soc Probs (1) - Definitions Sex=biologicalidentity

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Definitions Sex  = biological identity Gender  = learned behaviors  associated with each sex Gender is  socially constructed T/F? – It is an objective fact that there are two biological sexes (men and women), and two corresponding genders
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Niger’s  Wodaabe  Males  prepping  for the  annual  Geerewol
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"Living as a man for the past  30 years, Pashk became a  'sworn virgin' when the last  male of her family died,  leaving her to tend the family's  name and property. Following  the code in the  Kanun of Lek  Dukagjin , a 15th-century text  that still governs life in much  of northern Albania, Pashk  relinquished her womanhood  and began dressing and  functioning as a man in  society." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIIJ990jUfU “Sworn Virgins” of Albania
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Examining Sex Differences one’s  gender identity   (how one  thinks of oneself) Biological determinism
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course SOCI 1160 taught by Professor Cantrell during the Spring '08 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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Gender Soc Probs (1) - Definitions Sex=biologicalidentity

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