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Department
Sociology
Course
Sociology 2239
Professor
Young- Hwa Hong
Semester
Fall

Description
Gender Inequality -gender as a social construct -became institutionalized (schools, media, discourses) -how people define gender identity and gender roles -varies from place to place and time to time sex assignment- gender identity- gender role- sexual orientation male female (xx/XY) - boy girl (sex) -masculine feminine -heterosexual (ideology) specific/defined - -blue/pink, sports/dolls -nuclear family (capitalist) -no middle ground for differences -get treated differently/poorly -stratification -hierarchical human relations -three levels of challenges 1:-women being excluded in private sphere of society -men operate in public sphere -hunter/gatherer societies only had one sphere for everyone -ability to accumulate private value created divide means of production + labour power = commodity (product) $50 $50 $150 (surplus value from women)
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