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CHAPTER 10 – Social Structure and Society
Assignment: Read chapter 10 – Sociology
101 by Jon Shepard
study of this chapter, you will be able to:
the concepts of sex, gender, and gender identity.
the relative contributions of biology and culture to gender information
the perspective of gender expressed by functionalists, conflict theorists,
and symbolic interactionists.
the major consequences of sex stereotypes and gender roles.
the position of women in the United States
with respect to work, law, politics, and sports.
factors promoting change in gender roles as well as factors promoting resistance
to change in traditional gender role.
the future of gender roles
between age stratification and ageism
the theoretical perspective of ageism
the inequality experienced by older Americans.
the major influences on the development of your gender identity. Use the
categories of influences mentioned in the chapter in laying out the specifics
of your experiences.
sociologists draw a parallel between racism and sexism. Discuss the
consequences of sex stereotypes to substantiate or refute this assertion.
information throughout this chapter to predict the future of gender roles.
Choose one of the five alternatives for the future of gender roles as the
framework for your analysis.