Week 16 Notes PSCH 315
Week 16 Notes PSCH 315 PSCH 315
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Week 16 Notes PSCH 315 Ch. 16 Psychology of Men ● Why should we care about the psychology of men? ○ To understand the psychological workings of those who commit crimes/violence against women ○ To better understand the men in our lives (relationships) ○ Feminism is equality for all people, including men ● Roles that men traditionally have in society ○ Dominance ○ Bread winners ○ Protectors ○ Promoting the lineage of a family ○ Unemotional; agressive ○ Muscular “masculine” ○ Strong; confident ○ The oppressor ● Male Stereotypes ○ The ones included above ○ They’re violent/aggressive ○ All unfaithful ○ Better at math and science than women ● Men experience a conflict between the roles that society demands of them ● MaleSex Role Identity Paradigm ○ Traditional psychology’s approach to the psychology of men ○ Assumption that to be welladjusted in society you have to have a masculine identity ○ Men’s negative attitudes/behaviors toward women are the result of identity problems from how their mothers interacted with them (“momma’s boy”) ■ No evidence for this ○ Boys have problems in school because school is largely feminine (most teachers are female) ■ No evidence ● New View: SexRole Strain ○ Gender roles of men are contradictory ○ A lot of men/women violate gender roles ■ Violating gender roles works out worse for men than women (e.g. boy who plays with dolls vs. girl who plays with trucks) ○ Some characteristics prescribed by gender roles are not adaptive being aggressive doesn’t work in all situations
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