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18 Cards in this Set

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A Protective Coating
In Smart Girls, Gifted Women, Barbara Kerr explores common experiences of girls who grew into strong women-Found they had in common the ability to fall in love with an idea, a refusal to acknowledge gender limitations
Employees Assistance Programs
-Specific prgrams at workplaces designed to help employees with personal problems
Partner abuse--Intimate violence toward a mate or dating partner
Referring to rape being nonconsensual
-Women didnt consider it rape when it took place between dating partners and when they had consented to sex on previous occassions
Family & Medical
Leave Act--Effect in 1993
-Mandates that employees must permit female & male employees up to 12 workweeks of unpaid leave during any 12month period for
-Birth-child care or adoption
-Care for ill family member
-Have illness
Job sharing, flexible work hours, employee sponsored day care--Report ramifications, lower absenteeism, higher morale, positive publicity, lower turnover
1st Amendment
Regards to porn-Attorney generals commission on porn did not agree that a causal link existed between violence & porn-They raised the issue of 1st amendment rights(freedom of speech)--Russell argues against it saying it misinterprets the constitution & its intent
Gender Harassment
Till--Consists of generalized sexists remarks & behaviors not designed to elicit sexual cooperation but rather to convey insulting, degrading, or sexist attitudes about women
Level of change--Redefining gender roles at the individual level-Through interpersonal relationships with mates
Redefining gender roles at the institutional level--Developing & enforcing workplace policies prohibiting gender discrimination & sexual harassment
The tendency to blame others for ones misfortunes or the belief that bad things happen only to those who somehow bring on their own problems or deserve the consequences of their act
-Result for rape: defenders or rapists try & show the victim had it coming because of their actions
Girls & boys in middle childhood who care for themselves after school becuase parents work outside home and aren't there when kids get home from school
Answer to when we can begin valuing women-Contributes to much less learned helplessness & more action-oriented activities
A poem that summarizes the essential differences between treatment & prevention of social problems
Nonconsensual oral, anal, or vaginal penetration obtained by force, by threat of bodily harm, or when the victim is incapable of giving consent
Sex-Role Spillover
Gutek--Argued that sexual harassment is more likely to occur in occupations in which this has occurred-When occupations are dominated by 1 sex or the other, the sex role of the dominant sex influences or spills over the work role expectations for that job
Sexual Harassment
Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of sexual nature when (1) submission to such conduct is made explicitly or implicitly as a term of the individuals employment (2)submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis for employment decisions affecting the individual (3)such conduct has the purpose or effect of unreasonably interfering with an individuals work or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment
Redefining gender roles at the societal level-working for stricter penalties for rapists