Flashcards - Sex and Gender Roles

Flashcards - Sex and Gender Roles
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patriarchy
Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property
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nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
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extended family
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
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gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
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gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
extended family
An extended family is a family that extends beyond the nuclear family, consisting of parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all living nearby or in the same household
nuclear family
A nuclear family or elementary family is a family group consisting of a pair of adults and their children
patriarchy
Patriarchy is a social system in which males hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property
the glass ceiling
A glass ceiling is a metaphor used to represent an invisible barrier that keeps a given demographic from rising beyond a certain level in a hierarchy
heterosexual
Heterosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction or sexual behavior between persons of the opposite sex or gender
kibbutz
A kibbutz is a collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture
polygamy
Polygamy involves marriage with more than one spouse
second shift
The Second Shift: Working Parents and the Revolution at Home is a book by Arlie Russell Hochschild with Anne Machung, first published in 1989, and reissued with a new afterword in 1997

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