Lecture 13 gender1

Cooperative problem cant explain social change cant

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Unformatted text preview: men socialization to be competitive vs. cooperative Problem: Can’t explain social change Can’t explain situational variation Can’t explain social influence SelfSelf-Categorization Theory Language use and identity salience Hogg (1985)—men and women in same (1985)— sex dyads, or mixed sex groups (with sex intersex intersex disagreement) Samples of speech rated by other subjects Reid, Keerie, & Palomares (2005) Keerie, 10.00 9.24 9.00 Frequency of Tentati v e Language Palomares (2006) Males 8.00 Females 7.00 6.43 5.90 6 .00 5. 30 5.00 4.00 3.00 2.00 1.00 0.00 Low High Gender Salience 4 Conclusion There is evidence that men and women DO use language differently Women can use equally assertive language as ti th men, particularly when there is conflict between men and women, where tentative/assertive language is not stereotypic, and when it fits the topic of discussion 5...
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