Gender Com Exam 1

54 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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  • 1. 
    John Money's theory that gender is a product of social upbringing rather than biological sex is:
  • 2. 
    Psychologically, culturally and often politically constructed term that is often associated with the words man, masculine, woman, feminine and the prefix trans is:
  • 3. 
    The tendency to reduce catagories of and/ or gender to certain charachteristics is:
  • 4. 
    Transexual people possess and display both feminine and masculine qualities are:
  • 5. 
    Essentializing masculinity describes the enactment of psychological and social dominance over women and other men
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Hegemonic masculinity describes the enactment of psychological and social dominance over women and other men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Boyle used the term "dilemma" in their research to describe the participants surgical expiriences as:
  • 8. 
    ____________ refers to the tendency to reduce something or someone to certain characteristics that we assume are vital to its nature:
  • 9. 
    Relating to, or concerned with:   expressed in terms intended to persuad or impress:
  • 10. 
    A common treatment for intersex conditions that renders an individual sexed as male or female:
  • 11. 
    The partial or total removal of genetalia is:
  • 12. 
    The supreme court of the United States has upheld certain rights of private that pertain to the human body:
  • 13. 
    Innate biological characteristics of an individual, including genetalia, chromosomes, hormones:
  • 14. 
    A theory that suggests that within any society / culture there are groups who are silenced or not heard:
  • 15. 
    Individuals who are born with ambiguous sex traits are:
  • 16. 
    Refers to a persons internal and interpretation of self in relationship to gender - this may or may not depend on the persons biological sex:
  • 17. 
    A theory from a feminists perspective that socially locates women in the center as a political starting point for how women see the world and are seen:
  • 18. 
    A transgendered person is someone who internalizes, feels, and or expresses and presents a gender identity that differs from traditional gender biological sex allignment:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Gender identity is a verb that refers to a persons internal definition and interpretation of self in relationship to gender:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Martin observed that girls were told to be quiet and to use "nicer" voices _____________:
  • 21. 
    One of the themes identified in the Boyle article is that:
  • 22. 
    Fouco is the theorist most closely related to the notion of gender performance:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Butler is the theorist most closely related to the notion of gender performance:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Interpersonal theories as to the process of gender development includes psychodynamic and psychological theories:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Interpersonal theories as to the process of gender development includes which two types of  theories?
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