Gender Inequality

Gender Inequality - Gender Inequality- Sociology American...

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Gender Inequality- Sociology  11/10/2007 13:05:00 American Women, 1848  Could not vote  Property Could not keep wages Could not draft a will Could not file lawsuits Could not attend college Patriarchy- Social organization in which males dominate females Matriarchy- Social dominance by women Sexism o Belief that one sex is innately inferior to other  o Ideology underlying patriarchy With equality… independence= act like a man. Expolitation under the premise  of exploitation. Sex and Gender Sex= biological concept based on primary sex characteristics o Male o Female o Intersexed Gender = Social construstion  o Masculine o Feminine o Transsexual Gender Steroetypes Feminine Versus Masculine Feminine – submissive, dependent  Masculine – dominant, Independent
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Gender Roles: learned patterns of behavior that a society links to each sex.
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