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Chapter 9 Vocabulary

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stereotype
one considered typical of a kind; oversimplified conception or belief
gender bias
favoring one gender over another
husband-dominated
a power pattern in which the man is basically the boss
wife-dominated
a power pattern in which the wife is basically the boss
egalitarian
a power pattern in which the parnters make decisions together in most areas
independent
a power pattern in which each spouse has about equal authority in different areas of life
traditional
The division of labor that is defined in terms of masculine and feminine and is usually not equal
feminism
Comprises a number of social, cultural and political movements, theories and moral philosophies concerned with gender inequalities and equal rights for women
role
the usual or expected function of somebody or something (the part someone plays in an action or event)
marital role
The part or function each partner plays in the marriage.