Soc: 11 Sex and Gender vocab
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males' and females' unequal access to power, prestige, and property on the basis of their sex.
biological characteristics that distinguish females and males, consisting of primary and secondary sex characteristics.
the behaviors and attitudes that a society considers proper for its males and females; masculinity or femininity.
a society in which men as a group dominate women as a group; authority is vested in males.
a society in which women as a group dominate men as a group; authority is vested in females.
the philosophy that men and women should be politically, economically, and socially equal; organized activities on behalf of this principle.
the mostly invisible barrier that keeps women from advancing to the top levels at work.
the mostly invisible accelerators that push men into higher-level positions, more desirable work assignments, and higher salaries.
the abuse of one's position of authority to force unwanted sexual demands on someone.
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