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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC 202
Professor
Graeme Metcalf
Semester
Summer

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Week 3- gender Functionalism- Everything is stable and ordinary (everything makes sense) Gender roles exists and it serves a common good Conflict theory- Nothing is easy Gender roles are constructive and there learned maintenance of the nuclear 1. Family 2. Patriarchy Social institutions Common sense made through inequality Male is the breadwinner Female is the homemaker Gender and Popular culture 50s- baby boom, return to family and return to safety. Rise of the suburbs it was very normal 60s/70s- Vietnam war, feminism Caused rebellion dissent and rejection. 80s- women started to work. Men felt uncomfortable because loss in dominance Popular culture is determined by the culture industry GENDER and IMAGE Freidan, Betty- early feminist Suggests that women greatest contribution to pop culture is by providing sexuality for men to
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