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UD - HDFS 202010 - HDFS 202 Exam 2 Study Guide Answers - Study Guide

School: University of Delaware
Department: Human Development
Course: Diversity and Families
Professor: Bahira Sherif-Trask
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: HDFS, hdfs202, humanservices, humandevelopmentandfamilystudies, family, exam, UD, universityofdelaware, Udel, diversityandfamilies, diversity, HumanDevelopment, Humanities, and Studyguide
Name: HDFS 202 Exam 2 Study Guide Answers
Description: Answers to study guide questions distributed for exam 2.
Uploaded: 11/08/2016
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background image HDFS 202: Diversity and Families Exam 2 Study Guide Issues of gender/ nature­nurture o Gender: learned roles, attitudes, and behaviors that characterize people of a  certain sex  Learned through socialization Influences: o Parents: nurturant socialization Children learn from and model after parents Parents respond differently to boys and girls o Peer groups Children’s toy preferences develop independent of 
parents
Around ages 2­3 children break off into same­sex 
groups
Boys adhere to a competitive dominance orientation
which continues into adulthood
Girls learn agreement and support, and ask 
questions 
o Later peer groups Boys historically were organized into structured 
competitive teams
Co­ed teams now exist Boys are more innately violent and competitive o Media Stereotypical representations Younger women on TV, more men on TV in 
general
Create the issue of what is deemed attractive for 
men and women
o School Teachers encourage or discourage certain behaviors Title IX prohibits sex discrimination in educational 
programs that receive federal money
o Stereotypes US society has rigid gender roles and stereotypes, expecting people to 
look, act, think, and feel a certain way based on their sex
Stereotypical female: weak Stereotypical male: strong o Issue of Gender Historically, extreme masculinity or femininity were the only accepted 
gender roles
background image Many feminists want to eliminate gender categories o Nature v. Nurture Nature Developmental and health differences between males and females Sex hormones have an influence Sex differences in the brain Sex reassignment surgeries can be unsuccessful Nurture Symbolic interactionists say roles are important in shaping 
behavior
Margaret Mead in New Guinea: there are differences in gender 
roles depending on culture
Level of male violence varies We behave in accordance with social expectations Traditional Roles o Women were loving, gentle, pure, emotional Homemakers: stayed home with children, took care of the house, cooked, 
cleaned
o Men were strong, tough, hardworking Breadwinners: worked a job to support family Instrumental and Expressive o Men are instrumental: task­oriented o Women are expressive: warm, sensitive, concerned for others Feminization of love/theories on love o Prior to 20 th  century, romantic love, sex, and marriage were separate Passionate sexual relationships were considered immoral Attachment theory o Human beings innately seek closeness to another person for security and comfort o We innately want a strong, long­term relationship Kinsey studies on sexuality o Early in marriage, men are more interested in sex than women, but this reverses  later in the relationship o People involve themselves in a wide spectrum of sexual behaviors Factors influencing sexual behavior o Age o Health o Habituation to sex o Pregnancy o Presence of children o Sterilization: causes increase o Stress Sexual scripts o Roles males and females are expected to play in sexual situations

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School: University of Delaware
Department: Human Development
Course: Diversity and Families
Professor: Bahira Sherif-Trask
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: HDFS, hdfs202, humanservices, humandevelopmentandfamilystudies, family, exam, UD, universityofdelaware, Udel, diversityandfamilies, diversity, HumanDevelopment, Humanities, and Studyguide
Name: HDFS 202 Exam 2 Study Guide Answers
Description: Answers to study guide questions distributed for exam 2.
Uploaded: 11/08/2016
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