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10 terms

Cross cultural Psychology Chapter 6

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androgyny
a gender identitiy that invovles endorsement of both male and female characteristics
Gender
The behaviors of patterns of activities a society of culture deems appropriate for men and women
gender identity
the degree to which a person has awarness of or recognition that he or she has adopted a particular gender role
Gender Role
the degree to which a person adopts the gender-specific behaviors ascribed by his or her culture
gender-role ideology
judgements about what gender roles in a particular culture ought to be
gender stereotype
the psychological or behavioral characterisitcs typically associated with men and women
machismo
a concept related to Mexican American. Characterized by many traditional expectionas of the male gender role such as being unemotional, strong, authoritariive, aggresive, and masculine
sex
The biological and physiological differences between men and women
sex roles
behaviors and patterns of activities men and women engage in that are directly related to their biological differences
sexual identity
the degree of awarness and recogniztion by an individual of his or her sex and sex roles