Sociology 1020 Lecture Notes - The Bell Curve, Construction Set, Gender Role

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What gender are you: male = 36, female = 64. Young men gain status because of what we do (status) Sex is determined at conception as a result of cell formation. Ascried with it - born with it. Male -------------------------------- female (either one or the other) Obvious answer: sex is natural, biologically determined. Estimate is 1-3% of babies born are intersexed . They are no descricly male or female. To which sex code do you adhere: abstinence - 8, double standard - 1, love standard - 63, fun standard - 28. Based on social expectations for individuals (cultural defined, whats should the sexes think?) Set of social attitudes that can vary from culture to culture and over time within a society. Gender norms : rules specifying appropriate behaviour for each gender - gender scripts". They are stereotypes (same since the 60s) Is spitting in public a gender norm violation for women: yes - 80, no - 20.

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