Double shift: Heavy daily workloads, both at the workplace and at home, that women
are far more likely than men to experience.
Gender: The expectations of behaviour or appearance that we describe as masculine
or feminine; a set of social expectations.
Glass ceiling: Any sex-based barrier to equal opportunity for hiring and promotion.
Sex: The biological characteristics that make a person male or female; a biological fact
Sexism: The perceived superiority of one sex (most often men) over the other (usually women)
Sexual double standard: The expectation that women will feel or behave differently from men in
We learn gender through socialization: parents, peers, schools, and the media provide instruction
on how to properly acquire gender roles
Women are more likely than men to experience sexism
In liberal feminism, men and women are viewed as essentially the same
According to Marxist feminism, women’s subordination is related to the advent of private
Post-modern feminism argues that there is no single source of gender inequality
Radical feminism identifies patriarchy as the original source of gender inequality
Socialist feminism is concerned with both capitalism and patriarchy
Socialist feminism is particularly concerned with equity issues such as access to education, paid
employment, and pay equity.
Male control of women’s sexuality and reproductive capacity is a key issue associated with
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