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overt negative and unequal treatment of the members of some social group or stratum soley because of their membership in that group or stratum

discrimination

2

a theoretical perspective that interprets gender as something accomplished through the ongoing social interactions people have with one another

doing gender

3

the division of the labor market into 2 segments; the primary and secondary labor markets

dual labor market theory

4

a way of thinking and acting that advocates a more just society for women

feminism

5

analyses of women and men in society intended to improve women's lives

feminist theory

6

socially learned expectations and behaviors associated with members of each sex

gender

7

one's definition of self as a woman or man

gender identity

8

the process by which men and women learn the expectations associated with their sex

gender socialization

9

the hierarchical distribution of social and economic resources according to gender

gender stratification

10

the total pattern of gender relations that structure social institutions including the stereotypical expectations interpersonal relations and different placement of men and women that are found in institutions

gendered institutions

11

the fear and hatred of homosexuality

homophobia

12

a theory that explains differences in wages as the result of differences in the individual characteristics of the workers

human capital theory

13

the percentage of those in a given category who are employed

labor force participation rate

14

a society or group in which women have power over men

matriarchy

15

a society or group in which men have power over women

patriarchy

16

used to refer to biological identity as male or female

sex