Subject:
Sociology
Material Type:
Module
Level:
Community College / Lower Division
Provider:
Ohio Open Ed Collaborative
Tags:
  • Gender Socialization
  • Oss0212
  • Sociology
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
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    Explain and be able to give examples of gender socialization

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    Sociology: Understanding and Changing the Social World Chapter 11 Section 1

    Chapter 11 Section 1 compares sex and gender, differentiates biological and cultural influences on gender, and discusses gender socialization. The section on socialization includes a description of agents of socialization and a discussion of how family, peers, schools, mass media, and religion serve as agents of socialization.  It provides a clear and fairly comprehensive coverage of gender socialization.