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Flashcards in Gender Deck (7):
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What is GENDER Roles?

Gender roles is a role that is determined by a persons gender.

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What is DISCRIMINATION?

Unfair treatment such as on the basis of gender, age or race.

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What are the four MAIN types of GENDER INEQUALITY?

Employment

Pay

Expectations

Social inequality

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GENDER INEQUALITY

EMPLOYMENT

Some jobs attract more men such as engineering.

Some attract women such as nursing.

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GENDER INEQUALITY

EXPECTATIONS

May be different expectations about people's skills & characteristics based on gender.

E.g. Women are more caring & creative.

Men are more practical.

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GENDER INEQUALITY

PAY

There's still a gap between the level of pay for men & women.
Men earning higher rates of pay

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GENDER INEQUALITY

SOCIAL INEQUALITY

GENDER may affect how your treated- leading to social inequality and discrimination.

People may be excluded from
A group because of their gender.