Psych Sex Roles ch 1

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Psych Sex Roles ch 1
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  1. Androgynous
    Term describing one who incorporates both masculine and feminine qualities. 
  2. Bisexuals
    individuals who accept other-sex and same-sex individuals as sexual partners
  3. constructionists
    people with the perspective that gender cannot be divorced form its context
  4. cross-sex-typed
    condition of possessing the biological traits of one sex but exhibiting the psychological traits that correspond with the other sex
  5. feminine
    description of trait, behavior, or interest assigned to the female gender role
  6. feminism
    belief that men and women should be treated equally
  7. gender
    term used to refer to the social categories of male and female
  8. gender culture
    each society's or culture's conceptualization of gender roles
  9. gender identity/ gender role
    one's perception of oneself as psychologically male or female
  10. gender role
    expectations that go along with being male or female
  11. gender-role attitude
    one's personal view about how men and women should behave
  12. heterosexuals
    individuals who prefer other-sex sexual partners
  13. homosexuals
    individuals who prefer same-sex sexual partners
  14. interrole conflict
    experience of conflict between expectations of two or more roles that are assumed simultaneously
  15. intersex
    a person who is born with ambiguous genitalia
  16. intrarole conflict
    experience of conflict between expectations within a given role
  17. masculine
    description of a trait, behavior, or interest assigned to th emale gender role
  18. maximalists
    persons who maintain there are important differences between the two sexes
  19. minimalists
    person who maintain the two sexes are fundamentally the same
  20. role 
    social position accompanied by a set of norms or expectations
  21. sex
    term used to refer to the biological categories of male and female
  22. sex discrimination
    behavioral component of one's attitude toward men and women that involves differential treatment of people based on their biological sex
  23. sexism 
    affective component of one's attitude toward sex characterized by demonstration of prejudice toward poeple based on their sex
  24. sex-related behavior
    behavior that corresponds to sex but is not necessarily caused by sex
  25. sex stereotype/ gender-role stereotype
    cognitive component of one's attitude toward sex
  26. sex-typed
    condition of possessing the biological traits of one sex and exhibiting the psychological traits that correspond with that sex
  27. sex typing
    acquisition of sex-appropriate preferences, behaviors, skills, and self-concept (i.e., the acquisition of gender roles)
  28. sexual orientation
    preference to have other-sex or same-sex persons as sexual partners
  29. transgender
    descriptive term referring to an individual whose psychological sex is not congruent with biological sex
  30. transsexuals
    persons whose biological sex have been changed surgically to reflect their psychological sex

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