Anthropology Chapter 9

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Anthropology Chapter 9
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  1. Sexual Dimorphism
    Marked differences in male and female biology, beyond breasts and genitals.
  2. Gender Roles
    The tasks and activities that a culture assigns to each sex. 
  3. Gender Stereotypes
    Oversimplified, strongly held views about males and females.
  4. Gender Stratification
    Unequal distribution of social resources between men and women. 
  5. Domestic-public dichotomy 
    work at home versus more valued work outside
  6. Matrilineal Descent
    descent traced through women only
  7. patrilineal descent
    descent traced through men only
  8. patrilocality
    married couple resides in husband's community
  9. matrilocality
    married couple resides in wife's community
  10. Matrifocal
    Mother-centered; e.g. household with no resident husband-father
  11. Patrilineal-patrilocal Complex
    Male supremacy based on patrilineality, patrilocality, and warfare. 
  12. Extradomestic
    outside the home, public
  13. Patriarchy
    political system ruled by men
  14. Sexual Orientation
    sexual attraction to persons of the same sex, opposite sex, or either sex
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