Ch 10 Gender Intimacy

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Gender Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Language shapes thought, perceptions, communication, and interactions. Ie Males= stud. Yet female=slut. How we think is shaped by our language. Focault
  • 2. 
    Language very gendered
  • 3. 
    Use "he" as masculine and generic. Highlight one group yet diminish another. Ie: Mailman, Foreman, Alderman. Women take husbands name in marriage
  • 4. 
    Highlight sex of person to indicate deviation in field. Ie: Male nanny, Male Nurse, Womens Soccer, Female Pilot.
  • 5. 
    Slut, player, stud All same description but gender status changes. One derogatory one praised. yet both mean the same thing. Male slang words conotate power. Sivler Fox vs Cougar, Men assertive Women bossy.
  • 6. 
    M/F have diff goal when communicate. Male goals?
    • A. 

      Men assert place in hierarchy, Convo as negotiation for domination

    • B. 

      Men communicate to expand network use language to est position in hierarchy

  • 7. 
    M/F have diff goals when communicate. Women Goals?
    • A. 

      Network closeness, est position in consensus heirarchy, disclose more

    • B. 

      Confirmation and support talk, communicate to build network/closeness, Negotiate closeness and consensus

  • 8. 
    Disclose less personal, less intensifiers(very), more direct, topic rejection
  • 9. 
    Topic rejection men interupt more. Interuptions about power. Reject topics uncomfortable with
  • 10. 
    Explain it in a condescending way but actually wrong. Like the explainee knows more than the explainer. Hey I don't like that no honey let me tell you why you should
  • 11. 
    Negotiate private, more questions, more personal, intonation, backchannel
  • 12. 
    Women tendency to raise voice tone at end like a questions. buffers the intensity
  • 13. 
    Make softer, less forceful. Ie: I believe that I think
  • 14. 
    Nod,express, Show that you are listening
  • 15. 
    Barriers to Emo Intimacy: Competition, Need Control, Homophobia, Lack skills and Lack positive role models(TV)
  • 16. 
    Men have no close physical contact. Fear homohobia and others view
  • 17. 
    Homophobia in same sex. Sexual tension in cross sex
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Men do. Men do activities like workout.
  • 19. 
    Women talk. Women talk about personal stuff do less activity.
  • 20. 
    Racial minorities and lower class tend to have less friends. Gay men have more cross sex friends than lesbians. Gay men few straight male friends
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Pierre Bourdieu. Women attracted up. Man with more money, status, education. Men attracted down want girl with less money, education, status. Spontaneous because not forced. Complicity with male domination
  • 22. 
    Lillian Rubin. Men love differently. Men Expected to love more instrumentally, practical, not feminine.But women more feminine emotional.
  • 23. 
    Ideal marriage. loving partner
  • 24. 
    Pattern of speech norm in soci. Romatic love exp. Women more pragmatic more intense
  • 25. 
    In distress women do_______. Personal talk. Seek calm and closeness. More holistic