Gender

Define 'Sex'
Sex refers to the biology of being male or female (genitals, hormones etc.)
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Define 'Gender'
Gender refers to the psychological characteristics of being male or female, in other words to masculinity and femininity
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Define 'Gender Identity'
Gender identity is a childs awareness of being male or female and the implications of this
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Summarise Kohlbergs cognitive developmental theories
Kohlberg proposes that children go through three stages in the development of full gender idenitity.
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Summarise the first stage of Kohlbergs gender development theory
Basic Gender Identity: (2-3.5 years): chidlren can label their own sex, but believe it is possible to change sexes
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Summarise the second stage of Kohlbergs gender development theory
Gender Stability:(3.5-4.5 years) awareness that sex is stable over time, but
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Gender refers to the psychological characteristics of being male or female, in other words to masculinity and femininity

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Gender identity is a childs awareness of being male or female and the implications of this

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Kohlberg proposes that children go through three stages in the development of full gender idenitity.

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Basic Gender Identity: (2-3.5 years): chidlren can label their own sex, but believe it is possible to change sexes

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