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UCONNWGSS 1105Abbey WillisSpring

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Gender Binary, Collective Action

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Gender and gender inequality are impossible to completely avoid (164) Institution- persistent patterns of social interaction aimed at meeting the needs
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UCONNWGSS 1105Abbey WillisSpring

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Ambivalent Sexism, Blind Experiment

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Women are encouraged to embrace both femininity and masculinity (141) Because of high value of masculine activities, it is seen as obvious that girls w
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UCONNWGSS 1105Abbey WillisSpring

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Gender Binary, Family Wage, Separate Spheres

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Chapter 9 is about evaluating change in different institutions (190) Shift from hunter-gatherer to agrarian societies tend to bring shift to both priva
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UCONNWGSS 1105Abbey WillisSpring

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Hookup Culture, Sexual Script Theory, Sexual Objectification

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Hookup culture- a new norm on college campuses in which casual sexual contact in the absence of romantic intentions is held up by many as an ideal (221
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UCONNWGSS 1124Debanuj Dasgupta

WGSS 1124 Chapter Notes - Chapter Stern 29 Reading: The Asylum

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1 Feb 2018
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UCONNWGSS 1124Timothy DzurillaFall

WGSS 1124 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-2: South End Press, Bell Hooks, Simone De Beauvoir

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7 Sep 2016
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Simone de beauvoir uses this article to convey to sometimes overlooked inequalities between men and women. She states that in any given society, a fema
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UCONNWGSS 2124Debanju DasGuptaSpring

WGSS 2124 Chapter 3: chapter 3 modernmujeres

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UCONNWGSS 1105Barbara GurrFall

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Nucleosome, Primase, Monocalcium Phosphate

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23 Jan 2017
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Miescher isolated nuclei from wbc in pus on soiled bandages. Unusual substance in the nuclei was acidic and contained nitrogen and phosphorus. E. coli
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UCONNWGSS 1105Barbara GurrFall

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Pancreatic Islets, Fetal Hemoglobin, Yolk Sac

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23 Jan 2017
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Changes to the molecules that bind to dna that are transmitted to daughter cells when the cell divides are termed epigenetic (outside the gene) Epigene
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UCONNWGSS 1105Barbara GurrFall

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Pederasty, Genetic Marker, Essentialism

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23 Jan 2017
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Origins of homosexuality are tied to whether one is: Homosexuals and heterosexuals are born and not made. Biological, caused by hormones, chromosomes,
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UCONNWGSS 1105Barbara GurrFall

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Messenger Rna, Transfer Rna, Protein Folding

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23 Jan 2017
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Exome - the percent of the dna of the human genome that encodes proteins (1. 5%) Much of the rest of the genome controls how, where, and when protein a
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UCONNWGSS 1105Barbara GurrFall

WGSS 1105 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Phenotype, Dna Profiling, Biological Determinism

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23 Jan 2017
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Genetics - the study of inherited traits and their variation. Biochemical instructions that tell cells (basic units of life) how to manufacture certain
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