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Psychology of Gender Exam 3: Chapters 9-11

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Psychology of Gender Exam 3: Chapters 9-11 PSYC 3331

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Includes multiple-choice questions and short-answer questions with possible answers. Covers material from Iron John by Robert Bly and Chapters 9-11 of Engendering Psychology.
Psychology of Gender
Dr. Herb Agan
Study Guide
agan, herb, Gender, Psychology, iron, john, hendrick, Relationships
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by lambdalambdalambdas on Saturday April 23, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 3331 at University of Houston taught by Dr. Herb Agan in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 35 views. For similar materials see Psychology of Gender in Psychlogy at University of Houston.


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1. Why are relationships based on social attributes?  a. We are validated by people who are similar to ourselves  2. What did Hendrick & Hendrick distinguish as styles of love?  a. Romantic  b. Game playing  c. Friendship  d. Selfless love  e. Possessive   3. What were Sternberg’s components of love?   a. Passion,   b. intimacy,   c. commitment  4. Why do women marry later?  a. College education  b. Careers   c. Premarital sex is more socially acceptable   5. What do dating and marriage patterns reveal about relationship choices?  a. Birds of a feather flock together  6. What legal and medical rights are denied to gays and lesbians?  a. Next of kin status  b. Health insurance  c. Inheritance rights  d. Medial and legal decisions  7. How do men benefit from staying at home?  a. Hold power as head of household  b. Can focus on careers instead of domestic life  8. What kind of couples from equal control of money?  a. Lesbian   9. What are the downsides of child rearing for a woman?  a. Responsibility  b. Constant demands  c. Guilt about not measuring up to ideal  d. Nonsupportive spouse  10. What are the upsides of child rearing for a woman?  a. Long term emotional bond  b. Fun, pleasure, pride  c. Challenging  d. Makes you an adult  11. What’s more important when choosing a relationship: attractiveness or character?  a. women emphasize warmth and personality  b. Men omit character  12. What is mutual marriage?  a. Nontraditional gender roles  13. What are the 3 issues contributing to divorce?  a. Age  b. Children  c. Living together before marriage  d. Less educated   14. What are 3 myths regarding LGBT child rearing?  a. Poor parenting  b. Sexual threat  c. Adverse effect to development  15. What is the double standard of aging?  a. Women ­ devalued  b. Men ­ remain highly valued  16. What is the most psychologically difficult stage for females?  a. adolescence  17. Why do middle age women return to school?  a. Divorce  b. Reduction of family responsibilities   c. Excess leisure time  18. 90% percent of women receive the child support that’s been rewarded to them.  a. False  19. Why do men sexually harass?  a. Men don’t view that behavior as harassing   b. Men and women have different views of what harassment is  20. What are two of the most common forms of sexual harassment?  a. Sexual remarks  b. Touching   21. What does rape culture justify?  a. Male aggression   b. Male dominance over women    1. What are Kehlerrs 5 signs of the return of the feminine?  a. Bodily healing ­ Resting, painting, reading, satisfaction, gardening,  b. Being around people you choose   c. Comfortable with inner and outer world  d. Dancing to your own rhythm  e. Return of compassion  2. What are the 3 wave of the feminist movement noting what each focused on?  a. 1st wave ­ arose in efforts to stop slavery and temperance movement  b. 2nd wave ­ discrimination, radical, liberal  c. 3rd wave ­ recognize and celebrate differences; improve connections between  men and women  3. What are the 2 waves of the men’s movement and their attributes?  a. Feminist male movement ­ sensitive and in touch with feelings  b. Promasculine ­ see feminism as being in conflict of masculine interests and  needs  4. What’s the difference between patriarchy and masculinity?  a. Patriarchy ­ underdeveloped and immature masculinity; don’t know who they are  5. What are the 4 principles of relationships from Hollis?  a. What we don’t know about ourselves is projected onto others (parents, lovers,  spouse, friend, boss, child)  b. We project our imperative individuation and childhood wounding onto others  c. Projection gives way to resentment and the problem of power  d. The only way to heal the relationship is to take responsibility for their own  individuation  6. What are the 5 symbols of Iron John?  a. Ball ­ symbol of becoming himself; wholeness that he must pursue  b. Key ­ finding your own power; lies in the feminine and getting in touch with  feelings  c. Forest ­ the unconscious   d. Iron John ­ wild man: masculine energy about separation, calling, and instinct  e. Dog being pulled down ­   f. Emptying of the pond ­   g. Prince’s pinched finger ­ it’s costly to find your true self  h. Young boy on Iron John’s shoulder ­ integration  7. What’s the difference between intimacy and closeness? Who are you limited to  just closeness? Who do you experience intimacy with?  a. Intimacy ­ relating at a deeper level by revealing private thoughts/feelings; being  known at many levels   b. Closeness ­ proximity; intense personal awareness; modifying our thoughts and  behaviors to accommodate others; being supportive and focusing on needs  i. Parents, boss, children,   8. What is meant by the 4 F’s of intimacy?  a. Sharing FEARS  b. FEELINGS  c. FANTASIES  d. FAILURES  9. What are the 5 levels of communication?  a. Commonplace  b. Exchange of information  c. Expression of feelings  d. Communicating deep and private thoughts  e. The self  10. What are the 5 factors contributing to a safe environment for intimacy to flourish?     


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