Socialization Gender Roles

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What are gender roles? Gender roles are set of expectations, attitudes, and behaviors that are expected from a male or a female in a particular culture. We are socialized to these expectations from our agents of socialization such as media, parents, schools and as we grow up we see a platform that reinforces us to these expectations. The meanings attached to male and female are different and our society valued male over female. The man is supposed to be aggressive, strong, a leader and woman is supposed to be nurturing, submissive and passive. Traditionally the woman is supposed to cook, clean and take care of the household while the man provided for the family.The cycle continued and thorough repeated socialization women and men have started
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