SOC 150, Week 13
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Date Created: 05/01/16
SOC 150 Week Thirteen (April 26 and 28 ) th Contains: Chapter 12: The Architecture of Inequality: Sex and Gender Terms and Definition: Sex: Biological maleness or femaleness Gender: Psychological, social, and cultural aspects of maleness and femaleness Eugenics: The control of mating to ensure that “defective” genes of troublesome individuals will not be passed on to future generations. Intersexual: Individuals in whom sexual differentiation is either incomplete or ambiguous Transsexuals: People who identify with a different sex and sometimes undergo hormone treatment and surgery to change their sex Sexual Dichotomy: Belief that two biological sex categories, male and female, are permanent, universal, exhaustive, and mutually exclusive Patriarchy: Men have higher value in society Matriarchy: Women have higher value
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