Infantilization of Women: Definition & Significance


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Infantilization is defined as _____.

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1. Because some people find infantilization to be sexually arousing, it is sometimes considered to be what?

2. Throughout the 1950s, many women were encouraged to leave their jobs and become what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The practice of infantilization has had a lasting effect on the treatment of women. This quiz and worksheet combination seeks to test your comprehension of this concept by asking questions about pertinent terminology and ideas.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During this quiz, you will need to answer questions relative to:

  • Infantilization in the workplace
  • Reasons for this practice
  • Jobs for women in 1950s America
  • Term for arousal caused by infantilization

Skills Practiced

Prepare to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related social and cultural lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role of women in post-WWII America
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the treatment of women in the workplace

Additional Learning

To further your knowledge of Infantilization of Women: Definition & Significance, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson will address the following objectives:

  • Identify infantilization
  • Understand sexual arousal through treating adults like children
  • Learn about women's responsibilities in the home following World War II
  • Address the idea of an inferior sex