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Gender and Sexuality Exam Study Guide

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Gender and Sexuality Exam Study Guide SOC 101- Intro to Sociology

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Joy Sasnett
Intro to Sociology
Aristide Sechandice

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Date Created: 11/27/15
Gender and Sexuality Gender and Sexuality 1 Women at Work A Pay Gap Reasons for Pay Disparity for Women and Men Every dollar a man makes a woman makes 77 cents 2 Paid Desperity Between Men and Women unequal pay 1 a b C d e f g discrimination gender division of labor if women and men are doing the same job they should get paid the same but they do not role of non standard work arrangements women and men also work different jobs because of scheduling Mommy Trac a path in a woman39s life that puts priority to being a mother and causes slower promotion ladder Glass Ceiling subtle women do not usually make it to a ex CEO position and therefore they are stuck under a ceiling companies do not usually hire within Sexual Harassment bullying or coercion of a sexual nature or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors ex refusing to have sex with a boss and therefore you do not get the promotion you wanted Inequality in the Home women take care of kidscooking etc while dad usually works B Reasons for Women s Political Disempowerment Women do not mobilize around women s issues ex abortion reproduction rights pay equity domestic violence etc Patriarchy a social system in which males hold primary power predominate in roles of political leadership moral authority social privilege and control of property Reasons for Women s Voting Patterns 1 2 a Patriarchy b Proxy Voting form of voting whereby some members of a decision making body 0 may delegate their voting power to other members of the same body to vote in their absence andor to select additional representatives The Attractiveness Factor 11 Sexual Orientation A Distinction Between Sex and Gender f refers to biological differences chromosomes hormonal pro les internal and external sex organs 2 Gender describes the characteristics that a society or culture delineates as masculine or feminine B The case for and Against Sexual Dimorphism lA phenotypic differentiation between males and females of the same species 2 This differentiation happens in organisms who reproduce through sexual reproduction with the prototypical example being for differences in characteristics of reproductive organs 3 Men and women are different in most ways C De nition of the Concept Sexual Orientation lAn enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction or a combination of these to persons of the opposite sex or gender the same sex or gender or to both sexes or more than one gender D Homosexuality in Human Societies and in Animal Populations l Homosexuality romantic attraction sexual attraction or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender a As a sexual orientation homosexuality is quotan enduring pattern of emotional romantic andor sexual attractionsquot to people of the same sex 2 Do animals know if they are homosexual we do not know 3 Homosexuality is both a choice and an inborn characteristic 4 Women have less percentage of gays in their population because of society shaping E Genetic and Cultural In uences on Sexual Orientation 1 Richard LiDry studied fetuses and their hormone levels to see if it corollated with homosexuality F Societal Responses to Homosexuality l Stigm going to be around forever 2 Malleable you can be attracted to literally anything tree box etc III Sociology of Human Sexuality A Alfred Kinsey grandfather of sex research B Sexual Premium placed on females in almost all societies surprise of sexual value given to a certain sex over another


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