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Chapter 13

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SOC 1100
Deanna Behnke- Cook

Chapter 13- Gender Stratification - Sex and gender are not the same thing - Gender: how are you suppose to behave according to your physiology- a social construct of what the world expects - Sex: chromosomes, male or female Gender: personal traits and social positions that members of a society attach to being male or female. Gender stratification: the unequal distribution of wealth, power and privilege between men and women. - Differences in abilities reflect both biology and socialization - Athletics have a smaller gap Patriarchy: a form of social organization in which males dominate females Matriarchy: a form of social organization in which females dominate males Sexism: belief that ne sex innately superior to the other - Limits ambitions of women - Masculinity is linked to suicide, violence and stress- looses in intimacy and trust Gender roles: attitudes and activities that a society links to each sex Gender and the family: treats men as independent and women as cooperative Gender and the peer group: young children have single-sex play groups MEMORIZE SLIDE 11. Gen
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