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Sociology
Course
SOCL 2505
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All Professors
Semester
Spring

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CHAPTER 3GENDERFAMILIESMen who dressed like women performed womens workbehaved like women were called berdachesToday that term is considered pejorativethe term twospirit is preferredTwoSpirit Peoplein Native American societies men or women who dressed like performed duties ofbehaved like a member of the opposite sexWhat is the difference between gendersexSex refers to the biological characteristics that distinguish womenmen physical characteristicsGender refers to the socialcultural characteristics that distinguish women from menHow many genders are thereThe twospirits had an intermediate position between malefemalea third genderHe was not a man or woman but a halfmanhalfwoman a manwoman or a wouldbewomanIntersexuala person who is born with ambiguous sexual organsHow much do gender differences reflect mens attempts to retain power over womenWomen had the freedom to modify their gender only in cultures in which they had substantial resources relative to
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