Soc 100 Week 10 Study Guide - Week 10 Study Guide What is...

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Week 10 Study Guide What is meant by the social construction of gender ? -Men are this way and women are this way because of biology -outcome of social institutions -gender roles How does gender role socialization occur? Where socialized roles happen before we’re born Expected to play into the gender roles Boys=sports Girls= dolls and makeup What is homophobia ? Males are afraid of homosexuals and the idea of homosexually fear and prejudice of homosexuals Wresting and the WWF as an example What are women’s gender roles in the United States? Traditional roles Male as caretaker (husband) Passive, non aggressive Not so much the career woman and the older single woman What are men’s gender roles in the United States? Aggressive in careers, leisure activities, watching sports (male nurse is considered funny) What is the significance of Mead’s research on gender? First scholars to talk about cultural condition- social environment people are in Tribes in New Guinea Asking questions about gender: Some tribes have traditional gender roles and some tribes
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 100 taught by Professor Downs during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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Soc 100 Week 10 Study Guide - Week 10 Study Guide What is...

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