PPE_Notes_3.17.08 - PPE 3003 4/8/2008 Jose Alvarez Gender...

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PPE 3003 15:18:16 Jose Alvarez Gender Stereotypes o Three components: Cognitive, affective, behavioral o Content of gender stereotypes: attributes we believe men and women possess. Don’t worry too much about the stuff from bottom of page 537 to the end of page 541 because the research is still nubile. o Similar across cultures—e.g., women are perceived a more communal and oriented toward the group, whereas men are perceived as more instrumental, asserting independence from the group. o Stereotypic sub-types of men and women o Some argue that people don’t hold single gender stereotype; rather, cognitive categories differentiated into sub-types of men and women o Empirical data are lacking. o Prejudice and gender stereotypes: gender stereotypes can have important real-life consequences for men and women Consequences can damage people in Theories of Sex Differences Socialization and social roles Hormonal theories Evolution psychology theory An integrated theoretical perspective Socialization and Social Roles
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PPE 3003h taught by Professor Sager during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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PPE_Notes_3.17.08 - PPE 3003 4/8/2008 Jose Alvarez Gender...

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