Culture and Identity (Gender)

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What is gender?
Gender is someones identification with male or female and is fluid
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In what two ways does the family influence gender identity?
Gender roles and conjugal roles
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What terms did Oakley identify?
Manipulation, Canalisation, Verbal appellations, Domestic activities
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How do gender codes influence the development of gender consciousness?
Gender codes provide a framework for culturally expected behaviour for each gender
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Define hegemonic masculinuty
Hegemonic masculinity is the political and social dominance that one form of masculinity has. The dominant type of male is white, middle class, the breadwinner, looks down on emotional behaviour
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Who claims that there is no one type of masculinity?
R. Connell
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Who came up with the term 'Gender-quake' and briefly explain this concept
Wilkinson suggested that there have been distinct changes in the distribution of power between men and women due to changes in women's attitudes towards work
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