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Week 16 Notes PSCH 315

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These notes cover Week 16 material - the psychology of men
Psychology of Women and Gender
Karina Reyes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by vscobee2 on Tuesday April 26, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSCH 315 at University of Illinois at Chicago taught by Karina Reyes in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 16 views. For similar materials see Psychology of Women and Gender in Psychlogy at University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Date Created: 04/26/16
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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