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Chapter Evaluation form SOCIOLOGY 341 After my reading of the Chapter 1: The Sociology of Gender: Theoretical Perspectives and Feminist Frameworks 1. I found and have learned … That all social interaction is gendered and guided by status, positions, and roles. I have also learned that when the status and role of male and female become stereotyped it could result in sexism or discrimination. In order to prevent such, feminism is a worldwide movement to end sexism by empowering women. They include: liberal feminism, cultural feminism, socialist feminism, radical feminism, etc. 2. I was surprised to know… That the term sex refers to the biological component of male and female and gender is the social and…show more content…
Cultural beliefs about sex and gender determine how they are translated into patterns of behavior. 3. I see how the chapter information relates to my life… That according to the study, males have earlier, more frequent intercourse both before and after marriage, emphasize sexual pleasure as a motive for intercourse, and have more non-marital and extramarital relationships than females. I feel that this is mostly true among me and my other groups of friends who are male. 4. Discussion topic: "Describe the Dr. John Money’s famous sex-reassignment surgery case. Explain the outcome from a biological perspective (gender identity is inborn) and from a social construction perspective (gender identity is learned). Which do you most agree with and why?" Chapter Evaluation form SOCIOLOGY 341 After my reading of the Chapter 3: Gender Development: The Socialization Process 1. I found and have learned … That socialization is the process by which we learn culture and become functioning social members. Gender socialization explains what is expected cultural behavior related to masculinity and femininity. I have also learned that gender role socialization in children is patterned by important cultural factors such as race and social class. 2. I was surprised to know… That gender of the child is a strong predictor of how parents behave toward their children and in the selection of the toys and clothes they give to them. Boys are allowed more
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