SOC 164 Week 2 Lecture notes
SOC 164 Week 2 Lecture notes SOC 164
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Piper Shaw on Tuesday October 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to SOC 164 at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire taught by Kathleen A. Nybroten in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 30 views. For similar materials see Family Relationships in Sociology at University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire.
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Date Created: 10/11/16
Lecture notes from Week 2 Gender and Sexuality SEX is used in reference to male of female anatomy GENDER refers to societal and behaviors associated with one's sex Social Construction What is "normal" and "natural" is largely created by society Categories and "scripts" o DOES NOT EXIST Gender Roles Gender Schemas o Theory that we learn our gender roles from culture o Statuses; Roles Men o Instrumental Traits Active Aggressive Tough Daring Dominant Women o Expressive Traits Soft Emotional Sweet Submissive Gender Expectations Embedded in our basic social institutions: o Family o Education o Religion o Government/ Politics o Economy Gender Identities Gender Identity: innermost conviction of who you are Gender Expression: how you express your gender identity Binary Status (changing to become more gender fluid) o Male OR Female? o Masculine OR Feminine? o Gay OR Straight? Transgender Refers to large variety of people that vary from their assigned sex at birth o Transgender men o Transgender women Gender Expression aligns with gender ID and not sex assigned at birth Cisgender: gender ID matches assigned sex at birth Genderqueer: identify and express themselves in a ways that mix and/or defy categories of males or females Intersexual Between 1-4% of live births are intersexual o Child has anatomical, chromosomal or hormonal variations