SOSC 1185 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Intersexion, Secondary Sex Characteristic, Androcentrism

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Looking at a society, how it is structured, important groups in society and how those groups work. Important: creates unequal status of men and women. Note: this builds on last week"s discussion regarding the critical assessment and evaluation of research, and the myth" of scientific objectivity. Increase in estrogen, temporary drop in testosterone (for men becoming fathers: secondary sex characteristics, men heavier, taller, less fat, women lighter bones, not biologically opposites, need to pay attention and examine the social impact of. If men set standards, women don"t measure up these beliefs. Lecture definition: refers to individual who fall between physical or biologically based definitions of male & female; is both a medical term & identity. Test your knowledge regarding multiple sex/gender/sexual orientation identities for instance, can you identify and define each part of this acronym: Lgbtt2siqqa: be aware of intersectionality & differences within a sex/gender category.

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