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#01 Q

The term for when someone believes that one sex is inferior to the other
#01 A

p. 190
#02 Q

This is the society that places the greatest emphasis on women assuming the housewife role
#02 A

The United States
p. 192
#03 Q

In the year 2000, this is the percentage that full-time women employees were paid compared to men
#03 A

p. 203
#04 Q

List the three characteristics of most modern countries regarding the status of women during recent years
#04 A

1) There has been large-scale entry of women into the workforce
2) There has been increased legal recognition of the rights of women
3) There remains wide-spread male dominance
p. 193
#05 Q

Identify the term for this example:
When male students are expected to excel in math and science, while female students are expected to excel in reading and art
#05 A

p. 196
#06 Q

This is the first Agent of Socialization that is involved in the transmission of GENDER ROLES to children
#06 A

The Family
p. 194
#07 Q

List the three Agents of Socialization that are considered essential to GENDER ROLE socialization
#07 A

1) The Family
2) Peers
3) The Media
p. 194
#08 Q

This is the stage in life when peer pressures are strongest for boys to be masculine and girls to be attractive
#08 A

p. 197
#09 Q

This is the term for a policy that requires that similar wages be paid to men and women who are working in different occupations that require similar skills and education
#09 A

p. 204
#10 Q

This generalization can be made about GENDER ROLE socialization on television
#10 A

T.V. roles that involve leadership and decision-making are portrayed by men
p. 196
#11 Q

List the three DYSFUNCTIONS of traditional GENDER ROLES, according to Functionalist theory
#11 A

2) Diminished SELF-ESTEEM
p. 208
#12 Q

Identify the sociological perspective (Conflict, Functionalist, Symbolic Interactionist) that contends that sex roles persist because men use their power to maintain a system from which they benefit
#12 A

Conflict perspective
p. 208
#13 Q

Identify the sociological perspective (Conflict, Functionalist, Symbolic Interactionist) that contends that sex roles contribute to a desirable form of specialization in the family and are conducive to family cohesiveness
#13 A

Functionalist perspective
p. 207
#14 Q

In their analysis of group leadership, this is the conclusion that PARSON and BALES reached about the traditional male role in the family
#14 A

It is geared toward Instrumental Leadership
p. 207
#15 Q

This is the circumstance under which SEXUAL HARRASSMENT is most common
#15 A

When women enter traditionally all-male environments
p. 205
#16 Q

This was the focus of FEMINISTS in the U.S. during the 1970's
#16 A

Challenging the role of the housewife
p. 210
#17 Q

This is the term that applies to the sexual ethic that sex should be enjoyed by men while women should "remain pure"
#17 A

p. 214
#18 Q

This is the most significant change in the status of women in recent decades
#18 A

The movement of women out of the housewife role and into the labor force
p. 216
#19 Q

This is the characteristic of the primary wage earner that is currently the best predictor of whether a family's income will fall below the U.S. federal poverty level
#19 A

The person's sex
(more female than male primary wage earners have income below the poverty level)
Lecture notes
#20 Q

List three causes of women's low wages
#20 A

1) Competing expectations of working women (e.g., household responsibilities)
2) WAGE INEQUALITY within occupations
pp. 201 - 203