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2. Define gender roles?

  • The ability to perfom tasks that would be seen as incorrect for the individuals gender.
  • The process whereby we learn to perform the socially accepted characteristics for a given gender.
  • Being a woman and doing the cleaning.
  • Being a man and working.

3. What is this defining?- the social, cultural and psychological aspects of being either male or female.

  • Female
  • Gender
  • Male
  • Sex

4. What is gender identity?

  • Being masculine or feminine
  • The psychological label we apply to ourselves when we say 'i am a man' or 'i am a woman'
  • Whether we are male or female
  • Knowing what gender you are

5. What is canalisation?

  • Children are encouraged to involove themselves in different activities. e.g. boys and outdoors
  • Parents encourge behaviour which is seen as normal for the child's sex and discourage what is seen as deviant.
  • Channelling the child's interests into toys and activities seen as normal for his or her sex.
  • Names that children are called which each them to identify with the appropriate gender. e.g. good girl


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