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Sociology 101: Chapter 7
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anything separated into two distinct and clear-cut categories
a social construction of gender that includes such stereotypical behaviour and attitudes such as being emotional, caring, and nurturing
a sense of belonging to a particular gender
differences that exist in education, income and other opportunities based on a person's gender or sexual orientation
the behaviour, attitudes, and markers ascribed to men and women by society
the social construction of what men and women should be like in terms of appearance, behaviours, preferences, and social roles and expectations
describes a person who has a gender (or genders) that change over time and contexts
describes a person who resists gender norms, but does not seek to change their sex
the implicit lessons in social roles, values and expectations that are communicated in schools
a social construction of gender that includes such stereotypical male behaviours and attitudes such as being strong, brave and rational
the idea that certain social factors, such as gender, are socially constructed and then acted out using words and behaviours that have come to be associated with what it means to be male or female
women's unpaid housework and care-taking in addition to paid work performed in the formal sector
the biological markers of male and females
the direction of an individual's erotic impulses in terms of gender to which they are most attracted
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; commonly used to refer to education, research and employment in this sector
describes the discrepancy between the gender that individuals identify with and the biological sex they were identified at birth
what best describes the term "sex"?
a biological concept
The sense of belonging to a particular gender is called ________ whereas the behaviours, attitudes, and markers ascribed to genders by society are called ________.
gender identity; gender roles
what describes a person who resists gender norms but does not seek to change their sex?
what best describes learned patterns of behaviour that reflect a set of social expectations about men and women?
what Which of the following feminist icons coined the term "performativity" ?
Conflict theorists assume that patriarchy derives power from what?
Functionalist theorists are most likely to describe gendering as what?
an inevitable process
what term suggests that gender disadvantage must be considered in relation to other types of vulnerability, such as ethnicity, class, or age?
what feminist icon is the youngest ever to win a noble peace prize?
Ben argues that gender inequality results from the struggle for economic and political power. Sarah disagrees; she argues that gender roles and a division of labour support an efficient society. Ben's position is most consistent with what theoretical tradition?
Ben argues that gender inequality results from the struggle for economic and political power. Sarah disagrees; she argues that gender roles and a division of labour support an efficient society. Sarah's position is most consistent with what theoretical tradition?
what feminist icons authored the books No Logo, The Shock Doctrine, and This Changes Everything?
What theoretical perspective suggests that socialization and labelling shape gender identities?
what refers to women's unpaid housework and caretaking performed in addition to labouring in the paid employment sector?
compared to every dollar that men earn in Canada, women earn what?
what group is paid the highest in the sexuality pay scale in Canada?
what feminist scholar was among the first to question gender stereotypes in education in the book A Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792)?
what is the most common occupation among women with a university degree?
The majority of sexual assaults against Canadian women can be described as what?
unwanted sexual touching
what refers to a situation in which an abuser makes a victim question their own sanity?
In a lifetime, what percentage of women experiences repeat victimization?
Fewer than 20 per cent of chronically abused women have what?
Education beyond a high school diploma
Compared to women who experience short-term intimate partner violence, women in long-term abusive relationships are more likely to have what?
what type of theorist is most likely to agree with the statement: "Gender roles and the division of labour support an efficient society"?
what best describes the sexual assault victimization rate for Indigenous women in Canada?
115 per 1000 people in the population
true or false: Masculinity and femininity are not exclusive to either sex or gender.
true or false: Binary refers to anything separated into two distinct and clear-cut categories.
true or false: Naomi Klein is best known for her activism in the Taliban-occupied Swat District in Pakistan where girls had been forbidden from attending school.
true or false: Performativity refers to idea that factors such as gender are socially created and then acted out.
true or false: The second shift refers to the second jobs women take on to make up for their low wages relative to men.
true or false: Women are over-represented in the STEM disciplines in university programs.
true or false: Abused women are least likely to be murdered by their partner when they try to end the relationship.
true or false: Genderqueer refers to a person who has a gender that changes over time and contexts.
true or false: Judith Butler coined the term "performativity."
true or false: According to a 2015 Trans PULSE research study, more than fifty per cent of transgender people had seriously considered suicide.
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