The Gender Trap
The Gender Trap Soc 340
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The Gender Trap: Emily W. Kane • role of parents • the gender trap ◦ set of expectations and structures ◦ impedes efforts to “relax” gender norms Concepts • Interactional approach ◦ we “do” gender ◦ accountability • Intersectionality ◦ gender combines with other social categories • Heteronormative* ◦ the assumption that everyone is heterosexual unless there are signs indicating otherwise • Hegemonic masculinity: the way of doing masculinity that is seen as the best ◦ handsome, muscular, wealthy, attractive female partner, ◦ Hierarchy of masculinities