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Flashcards in CH9 Gender Deck (11):
1

___ refers to ascribed genetic, anatomical, and hormonal differences between males and females that are partially socially determined.

Sex

2

____ refers to a society's notions of masculinity and femininity that are socially constructed meanings of male and female.

Gener

3

_____ _____ are commonly assigned tasks or expected behaviors linked to an individual's sex-determined statuses.

Gender Roles

4

______ refers to culturally shaped meanings both of sexual acts and of how we experience our own bodies especially in relation to the bodies of others.

Sexuality

5

The ______-_____ theory of gender stresses that humans are influenced by their society but also help make it up, and that gender is inherently a socially constructed idea. In effect we "do" gender in that we create definitions as we go and those definitions are the learned by the people around us.

Symbolic-Interactionit

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The _____-_____ theory of gender stresses that each sex has a role to play in the interdependent groups and institutions of society. It stresses that gender division of labor exists because t is efficient.

Structural-Functionalist

7

The ______ theory of gender stresses that men have more power in societies and protect that power by controlling means of production and ideology. It also stresses that women biologically relied on men in early socieites

Conflict

8

The ______ theory of gender stresses patriarchy. As long as the societal system is ruled by men, the interdependent institutions will reflect and support this rule.

Feminist

9

______ is the notion that society reinforce heterosexuallity.

Heterosexism

10

_______ is the intense fear and hatred of homosexuality and homosexuals.

Homophobia

11

_____ _____ is we-they thinking based on sex that can create alienation.

Social Divisivness