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18.When children are old enough to help with household chores, they are often assigned different tasks. Maintenance chores are assigned to boys whereas domestic chores are assigned to girls. Chores may also become linked with future occupational choices and personal characteristics.364
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Chapter 1Answer: TruePage: 323LO:819.During adolescence, adults are often stronger and more effective agents of socialization than peers. Adults are thought to be especially important in boys’ development of gender identity.Answer: FalsePage: 324LO:8Rejoinder: Just the opposite, actually peers are often stronger and more effective agents of socialization than peers (especially in boys’ development of gender identity).20.Research shows that unintentional gender bias occurs in virtually all educational settings. Researchers consistently find that teachers devote more time, effort, and attention to boys than to girls.Answer: TruePage: 325LO:521.For females, competitive sport becomes a means of constructing a masculine identity, a legitimated outlet for violence and aggression, and an avenue for upward mobility.Answer: FalsePage: 326LO:5Rejoinder: This is true for males not females. For females, being an athlete and a woman may constitute contradictory statuses. 22.From children’s cartoons to adult shows, television programs offer more male than female characters. Male characters are typically aggressive, constructive, and direct, whilesome female characters defer to others or manipulate them by acting helpless, seductive, or deceitful.Answer: TruePage: 327LO:823.Sociologist Elizabeth Higginbotham points out that African American professional women find themselves limited to employment in certain sectors of the labor market. Most are concentrated in the private sector, for example—in large corporations, major law firms, etc.Answer: FalsePage: 329LO:6Rejoinder: Most are concentrated in the public sector employment, as public schoolteachers, welfare workers, librarians, public defenders, and faculty members at public colleges.24.Although men’s average wages vary depending upon age, women’s average wages are always lower than those of men in the same age group, and the older that women get, the greater the gap.Answer: TruePage: 331LO:625.According to conflict analysts, women’s roles as nurturers and caregivers are even more pronounced in contemporary industrialized societies. While the husband performs the expressive tasks, the wife assumes the instrumental tasks. This division of labor ensures that important societal tasks will be fulfilled.Answer: FalsePage: 335LO:10365
Chapter 1Rejoinder: According to functional analysts (such as Talcott Parsons), the husband performs the instrumental tasks of providing economic support and making decisions, the wife assumes the expressive tasks of providing affection and emotional support for the family.

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