Chapt. 11 - Stratification by Gender
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Concern for the maintenance of harmony and the internal emotional affairs of the family
the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes; also, organized activity to advance women's rights.
Expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of males and females.
An invisible barrier that blocks the promotion of a qualified individual in a work environment because of the individual's gender, race, or ethnicity.
Fear of and prejudice against homosexuality.
Involves a denial of opportunities and equal rights to individuals and groups that results from the normal operation of society.
A term used by Parsons and Bales to refer to emphasis on tasks, focus on more distant goals, and a concern for the external relationship between one's family and other social institutions.
Matrix of domination
the cumulative impact of oppression because of race and ethnicity, gender, and social class, as well as religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, and citizenship status
A variety of male gender roles, including nurturing-caring and effeminate-gay roles, that men play along with their more pervasive traditional role of dominating women.
The double burden - work outside the home followed by child care and housework - that many women face and few men share equitably. Arle
The ideology that one sex is superior to the other.
Both males and females are physically capable of learning to cook....Western societies determine that women should preform this task
An important element of traditional views of proper Male and female behavior is fear of homosexuality. This fear and the accompany prejudice is referred to as
The crucial agents of socialization in teaching gender roles in the United States are
parents first and also peers teachers and mass media
Margaret Meade and Peggy Reeves research showed
Cultural conditioning is the most important factor in determining the social roles of males and females
Which sociological perspective acknowledges that it is not possible to change gender roles drastically without dramatic revision in a culture's social structure?
The term sexism is generally used to refer to
male prejudice and discrimination against women
Which of these statements are true
Women are more likely to attend college
Women are more likely to get Doctoral degrees
Which sociological perspective distinguishes between instrumental and expressive roles?
Contemporary feminists recognize the differential treatment of some women, not only because of their gender, but also because of their
race, ethnicity and socio-economic status
The sense of sisterhood that became evident during the rise of the contemporary feminist movement resembled the Marxist concept of
Talcott Parsons and Robert Bales contend that women take the ________ , emotionally supportive role in the family and that men take the _______, practical role, with the two complementing each other.
A significant component of the ________ approach to gender stratification draws on feminist theory.
It is not simply that particular men in the United States are biased in their treatment of women. All the major institutions of our society are controlled by men. This situation is symptomatic of institutional __________
Women from all groups and men from minority groups sometimes encounter attitudinal or organizational bias that prevents them from reaching their full potential. This is known as the
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