Gender Identity

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

  • Socialisation
  • Teaching right from wrong
  • Gender Socialisation
  • Stereotyping
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2. Those who have female and male internal and external genitalia combined are called?

  • Hermaphrodites
  • Transsexuals
  • Androgyny
  • Heterosexual

3. What is this defining?- the biological differences between males and femals and usually consists of 6 major components

  • Masculine
  • Feminine
  • Sex
  • Gender

4. What is canalisation?

  • Children are encouraged to involove themselves in different activities. e.g. boys and outdoors
  • 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
  • Parents encourge behaviour which is seen as normal for the child's sex and discourage what is seen as deviant.

5. Define gender roles?

  • Being a woman and doing the cleaning.
  • 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 man and working.


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