Sociology - Gender Identity & Schooling

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What do feminists believe are the 5 reasons for school reproducing patriarchy?
Verbal abuse; Teachers; Male gaze; Double standards; Female peer groups (policing identity).
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How does verbal abuse reinforce gender identities?
Puts girls down & acts of form of social control - called 'slags' if appear sexually available; Boys who worked hard = '******** achievers'.
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How do teachers reinforce gender identities?
Tell boys off for 'behaving like girls' & ignore boys' verbal abuse of girls.
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How does the male gaze reinforce gender identities?
Male pupils & teachers look girls up & down as sexual objects - if not = labelled gay.
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How do double standards reinforce gender identities?
Set of moral standards applied to one group but different set to another - boys boast about sexual exploits, girls labelled negatively for same behaviour.
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How do female peer groups reinforce gender identities?
Gain symbolic capital by performing hyper-heterosexual identity & risk being called a 'tramp' if they fail to conform; Tension between idealised feminine identity (loyalty to peers) or sexualised identity (competing for boys) - '****/frigid shaming'.
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Puts girls down & acts of form of social control - called 'slags' if appear sexually available; Boys who worked hard = '******** achievers'.

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How do teachers reinforce gender identities?

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How does the male gaze reinforce gender identities?

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How do double standards reinforce gender identities?

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