SOC 100 CHPTR 11

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purdueaaron
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SOC 100 CHPTR 11
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2010-08-05 22:47:44
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gender and sex
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  1. males' and females' unequal access to power, prestige, and property on the basis of their sex
    gender stratification
  2. biological characteristics that distuinguish females and males, consisting of primary and secondary sex characterstics
    sex
  3. the behaviors and attitudes that a society considers proper for its males and females; masculinity of feminity
    gender
  4. a society in which men as a group dominate women as a group; authority is vested in males
    patriarchy
  5. a society in which women as a group dominate men as a group; authority is vested in females
    matriarchy
  6. society associates certain activities with one sex or the other
    sex typed
  7. the philosophy that men and women should be politically, economically, and socially equal; organized activities on behalf of this principle
    feminism
  8. the mostly invisible barrier that keeps women from advancing to the top levels at work
    glass ceiling
  9. the mostly invisible accelerators that push men into higher-level positions, more desirable work assignments, and higher salaries
    glass escalator
  10. the abuse of one's position of authority to force unwanted sexual demands on someone
    sexual harassment

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