Gender Role And Power Roles In Their Eye Ged?
Society (media, film, or art) still depicts social expectations on the idea of how to be a man or woman.
There is not an exact date of when gender roles and power roles came about because it was a learned behavior throughout different cultures and society. Margaret Mead, GIVE CREDIT, says “gender is a social construct specifying the socially and culturally prescribed roles that men and women are to follow.” Men and women may not even realize they are following these social construct on how they should perform depending on their gender. However, it is an issue still to this day. Men and women are not seen as equal and are not depicted as equals (whether it be films, news, teachers, etc.). “Women have always had lower status than men” (Mead). Throughout history women have been under the control of men without a say. Many women, who disobey their husbands in anyway were “stricken” (beaten, maybe brutal, or a slap). The women’s role was to stay at home and attend to the children, cook, and clean. “While men traditionally had roles away from the home which involved providing for their families, women would remain in the home and care for the children. Women have