17. When males and females have a shared common product (children) what are the four factors that Gary Becker showed could lead to specialized sex roles within families? (children) specialization is expected because: 1) Life is complex -- many different goods and 18. What is some evidence that childcare constraints explain why women in hunter-gatherer societies gather rather than hunt? What is an alternative hypothesis? 19. What are likely reasons why men and women engage in different activities even in modern societies?
20. What is the most important reason that men are more involved in politics than are women around the world? 21. What are the two main reasons that women don’t participate in warfare as much as men? 22. Why is the number of formal political positions held by women in different societies not always a good measure of how much “power” women have?
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