Soc M162 lecture 6
Soc M162 lecture 6 M162
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Date Created: 10/11/16
10/11/16 ● Brandon and rachelfilm (Psychological theories of development ) ○ Babies develop with individual differences (I/ME (Mead and the theory of self)) ■ Brandon: 8 teeth, crawls very well at 6 months and grabs onto furniture to pull himself up (cannot situp on his own), frightened by his reflection in the mirror at first ■ Rachel: 0 teeth, sits up very well at 5 months (cannot crawl), interacts with mirror and loves it from the gecko, begins making cooing sounds a lot earlier than brandon ○ Object permanence :baby understands that an object continues to exist when the object is not presentusually begins at 4 months ■ (we notice this when baby looks for an object when it disappears out of sight), develops sooner when baby searches for humans rather than objects ○ Babies are revealed to be the opposite sex than what students are told, the idea is that students think of babies in constraint to their gendered stereotypes and thus give children stereotypical labels according to gender, based on previous gender stereotypes ■ Our expectations of gender are projected onto people based on our assumption of one’s gender, based on physical markers such as clothes ● Gender reveal parties ○ Parent choose to celebrate and share/reveal with their families and friends, the sex of their baby once the parent learns it ○ Barbara katz ■ Knowing the sex of the baby shapes how parents experience pregnancy ● Knowing the sex of the baby allows the parent to imagine her child, hold preconceived expectations for the child, and changes the way he escribes/talks bout the hild iesomersaulting/violent/nonviolent ● What’s the harm i choosing sex? ○ Reinforces tereotypes ○ Sibling order ould einforce gender hierarchy ○ Creates class and gender inequalities ■ Those with more money are more likely to have this option compared to those ith l ess money ○ Creates gender i mbalance
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