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Social construction of gender for women We can cultural rules for identifying gender (only two) A person who does not do gender display seems nost closely to fit A person who doesn’t want to do gender, other people will decide what they are People who follow the norms of gender can take their dengers for granted Her experiences as a woman who does not do femininity illustrate a paradox of our two- and-only-two gender system She sees herself as data Describing her experiences and how the illustrate and extend and contradict, other work on the social construction of gender She negotiate the boundaries of gender; attribute the “wrong” gender to her based on her physical appearance She dresses like a man expect for her womanly breasts, her hips and girl jeans Her gender display what others interpret as her presented identity regularly leads to the misattribution of my gender Because of her masculine look and how she she’s herself socially, she has to live a life of consequences: issue of identity and issues of interaction Examples: o Using credit cards o Bathroom o Dressing room with her sister Women that believe that she is a man don’t want her in womanly-opened spaces Being perceived as a man has made her privy to male-male interactional styles which most women are not aware o
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 3216 taught by Professor Amypalmer during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State.

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