SOC101Y1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Class Discrimination, Heterosexuality, Conversion Therapy

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Gender
oThe culturally and socially constructed dierence
between females and males found in the meanings,
beliefs and practices associated with femininity and
masculinity
Gender Role
oAttitudes, behavior, and activities, that are socially
dened as appropriated for each sex
Gender Identity
oA person’s perception of the self as man or woman
Sexism
oThe subordination of one sec, usually female, based
on the assumed superiority of the other sex
Patriarchy
oA hierarchy system of social organization in which
cultural, political, and economic structures are
controlled by men.
Matriarchy
oA hierarchical system of social organization in which
cultural political, and economic structures are
controlled by women
Gender Bias
oBehavior that shows favoritism toward one gender
over the other
Sexual Harassment
oUnwanted sexual advances, requests, for sexual
favors, or other verbal or physical conduct of a
sexual nature.
Wage Gap
oA term used to describe the disparity between
women’s and men’s earnings
Pay Equality
oComparable Worth
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