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[SOC 100] - Final Exam Guide - Comprehensive Notes for the exam (33 pages long!)


Department
Sociology
Course Code
SOC-100
Professor
Dr.Schubert
Study Guide
Final

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UT
SOC 100
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE
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Chapter 8:
Sex: anatomy biology
Gender: social construction tells people what they ought to be based
on their sex
Gender identity: being male or female
o Gender and sex don’t always coincide
Gender (Sex) roles: cultural norms for being male/female
Biological processes: am I female/male because of biology
o OR
Social learning: do I identify as male/female because how I’ve been
treated through my life
o NATURE vs. NURTURE
o Xy: male xx: female
Intersexual people (hermaphrodites): possessing some combination
of female and male genitalia
Transsexuals: people who feel emotionally linked to one sex, but are
biologically the other
Intersexed: the condition of being born with genitalia or reproductive
anatomy that is difficult to label as male or female, and/or developing
secondary sexual characteristics (boobs, hair, hormones, voices) or
which combine feature of both sexes. The term “hermaphrodite” had
been used in the past to refer to intersex persons, but that term is
now considered by many to be negative and inaccurate
Hermaphroditus: Greek god, body-body fused with a body of a nymph
he fell in love with
Five sexes
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