Gender Identity

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1. 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.
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2. What is canalisation?

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

3. What is maipulation?

  • Names that children are called which each them to identify with the appropriate gender. e.g. good girl
  • 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.
  • Children are encouraged to involove themselves in different activities. e.g. boys and outdoors

4. Manipulation, Canalisation, Verbal Appellations and Different Activities are 4 main ways that _______takes place?

  • Gender Socialisation
  • Stereotyping
  • Socialisation
  • Teaching right from wrong

5. What is a double standard?

  • Allowing boys to do one things and it being ok but then if a girl did it, it would be seen as promiscuous.
  • Being controlled by your partner
  • The process where children are told off.
  • Being able to have a job and look at children

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