Flashcards in Exam 2 Deck (30):
The blending of masculine and feminine attributes.
Comes from a low position in the stratification system; has little education; has few job skills; economic necessity; background of disturbed family experiences; participates in groups with norms that accept prostitution
Characteristics of a Prostitute
Providing care and security to children, offering children emotional support.
As women adopt less traditional roles, they appear to be less satisfied.
Female Marital Satisfaction
Attributes considered appropriate for females.
Crack for sex prostitutes, will provide unprotected sexual acts in exchange for drugs; Male prostitution tends to follow female prostitution, although most male prostitution is same sex changes; the exact number of prostitution is unknown.
Fifth Tier Prostitution
Street walkers; publicly solicit customers by the trick; most work a specific area of town and defend their location/work area.
Fourth Tier Prostitution
Cultural understanding of what constitutes masculinity and femininity.
The inequality between men and women in terms of wealth, income, and status. Also occurs in social situations such as the workplace, family, and educational systems.
Toys and picture books, and television programs that young children come into contact tend to emphasize differences between male and female attributes.
Gender Learning Objects
The learning of gender roles through agencies of socialization.
Occurs when women hold occupations of lower status and pay, and men hold jobs of higher status and pay. Also often reinforces and perpetuates notions of female subordination produced by childhood gender socialization.
First female to be on her high school's football team.
Being a breadwinner in the family.
First female to be on an all boys AU basketball team.
Most crimes are committed by men.
Men and Crime
Man of the house taking charge.
Patriarchal Authority Pattern
A system in which males dominate females in most spheres of life.
One that has traditionally been done only by women, like teaching or clerical work.
Pink Collar Occupations
Literature, art, or films that are sexually arousing.
Sex between an unmarried individual and an excessive number of partners.
The contradiction between the value of sexual fulfillment and the role of the prostitute; depression; anxiety; eating disorders; alcohol and drug abuse; attempted suicide rate is high.
Psychological and Emotional Problems faced by prostitutes
Responsibility for youth in the evening remains the mother's.
Strippers and table dancers; work in night clubs, bars, and strip clubs; are referred to as hustlers because they are supposed to encourage customers to buy alcoholic beverages from the bar; usually earn their income by exchanging sexual favors with club customers.
Second Tier Prostitution
Biological and physical differences between males and females.
Preference of sex partners; heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality.
Referred to as house girls run by a madam or pimp; customers chose partners from available house girls; these houses are often disguised as body painting studios, massage parlors, etc.; Nevada is the only state in the US that can legally operate brothels, with eleven counties operating brothels.
Third Tier Prostitution
Escort prostitutes (call girls/call boys); earn higher fees and are more selective regarding their working conditions; typically have more years of formal education than other prostitutes; many dress nicely.
Top Tier Prostitution
Women make 78% less than men.