Sociology 100 Midterm 2 - CH 7

Sexuality
Created Mar 3, 2013
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Personal– social identity continuum
 
    • Can vary across contexts
    • Always...
Auxiliary traits
Characteristics that are presumed to accompany a specific master status.
Looking- glass self
The sense of ourselves that we develop based on our perceptions of how others view us.
  • Interactionist...

Recidivism
Committing further crimes after having been convicted of a crime.
Sex
Biological characteristics that include sex chromosomes, primary sex characteristics, and...

Dualism
A contrast between two opposing categories.
Gender
The expected and actual thoughts, feelings, and behaviours associated with a particular...
Femininity
The thoughts, feelings, and behaviours associated with being female.
Masculinity
The thoughts, feelings, and behaviours associated with being male.
  • Traditional...
Heterosexuality
Sexual attraction to members of the “ opposite sex.”
Homosexuality
Sexual attraction to members of the “ same sex.”
Intersexed
A person whose physical sex characteristics fall outside the boundaries of the dualism of...
Hypermasculinity
Traditional masculinity in an extreme and exaggerated form. Media driven
Bisexuality
Sexual attraction to both males and females.

Sexual script
The framework that we use to understand our own sexuality and that guides our sexual lives....
Transgendered
Individuals who identify themselves with another sex, and seek to live their lives on that...
Who am I?
  • Functionalist – men are this way & women are that way
  • Feminist...
Different gender experiences and Division of labour
  • Conflict Theory
    • “Hierarchies of incomes”...


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