Gender- Evolutionary Explanations

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1. Study on social groups in Papua New Guinea providing evidence of cultural role differences and found different tribes had different gender characteristics depending on location suggesting gender is culturally determined

  • Mead
  • Wood and Eagly
  • Hargreaves
  • Kenrick et al
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2. Wood and Eagly is ______ for the Evolutionary Approach to Gender

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3. Mead is ______ for the Evolutionary Approach to Gender

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4. Intrasexual Competition is...

  • Members of one sex compete for access to members of the other
  • Members of one sex competing for access to each other
  • Preference of certain characteristics of the opposite sex
  • Preference for certain characteristics of the same sex

5. Cross cultural study comparing gender behaviours in non industrialised societies found that men typically hunted and women looked after children

  • Wood and Eagly
  • Hargreaves
  • Kenrick et al
  • Mead

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