Essay about Gender Stereotypes

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Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation
Chelyabinsk State University
Faculty of Linguistics and Translation
Department of Theory and Practice of the English Language

Intercultural Communication Project
Stereotypes of gender roles in Egypt and Russia

Written by:
Elena Yakusheva
Group: LIE – 503

Chelyabinsk, 2014
Table of contents

Introduction………………………………………………………………………...3

Part one GENDER STEREOTYPES THEORY. …………………………….........6
1.1 Stereotypes: definition and functions…………………………………………..6
1.2 The gender concept……………….. ………………………………………….10
1.3 Gender stereotype: types and functions……………………………………….14
Conclusions on part one………………………………………………...…….......20
Part two. STEREOTYPES OF GENDER ROLES IN EGYPT AND
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To questions of a gender inequality intensive distribution of feministic ideas is the reason of such attention. Women even more often play a role of hired workers; assume maintenance responsibility of the family budget. Men are on the contrary, more and more engaged in a family, in a household tasks and take care of children. There is widespread an egalitarian type of the family relations, but, also there are families in which the woman can play a role of the father and mother at the same time and vice versa. Therefore today it is very important to carry out the analysis of gender changes in society.
The gender relations are one of the most important indicators of civilization of society, stability of its internal communications and level of economic and cultural development. The gender relations mentioning the essence of public changes, seldom become a subject of the special analysis, as a result it is a little known of how the gender culture is arranged and why women show such amazing resistance to gender role changes in the modern world.
The results of gender studies indicate the need to create gender awareness in society. One component of this process is to change the traditional stereotypes about male and female roles that contribute to the retention of sexual hierarchy and it defines the relevance of this research.
In this sense they are very important in reflection of

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