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Gender Issues

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Janissa P

on 28 May 2013

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Transcript of Gender Issues

BY: Janissa. P & Victory. D GENDER ISSUES Gender issues are seen everywhere, in any situation, or place such as: Gender Issues In Society are stereotyped as: caring, quiet, helpful, considerate of others, and place others' needs before their own. Education Jobs/Economy Media ACTIVITY! education jobs media Not only was this clearly shown in the past but is also present in today's society. "Men have always been afraid that women could get along without them." Martha Mead are stereotyped as: rational, logical, unemotional, and strong and are also expected to be outgoing, and smart. Over the years girls are finally being put into schools and getting the education they deserve. every type of media portrays many gender issues In the past, women were not allowed to work stereotypes of men being the alpha at a working environment Women without acknowledgment work harder just to prove themselves especially in jobs like policing, firefighting etc. A lot of women around the world work longer hours yet get paid LESS than men revolves around opposite sex a series of change in behavior women- target of physically and sexual abuse therefore always looked upon as the victim WHAT ARE GENDER ISSUES? history shows us how far gender issues has come but still needs to do so children at a young age grow up hearing music, watching movies and tv shows that send messages that women are to be objectified and men to be the superior starts labeling activities and certain aspects of normal lifestyles a "female/male thing" this psychologically affects a person by not allowing them to make their own decisions on what they like but choose to do something because media says its what their gender should do The switch happened as twentieth-century political correctness took root and, in an effort to promote gender equality, the colors began being used with the opposite genders. “until all of us are equal, none of us are” Present -----> Past The term "breadwinner" originated in the 19th century as a celebration of husbands and fathers who provisioned their families, contrasted with wives and mothers as mere "dependents. Conclusion - - Gender issues are seen everywhere gender issues in education - - gender issues in jobs/economy gender issues in media - gender issues + Anthropology "until all of us are equal, none of us are." REMEMBER! AGENDA 1. Introduction
3. What are gender issues/roles? Where are they present?
4. Gender issues in Education
6. Gender issues in Job/Economy
8. Gender issues in Media
11. Major theories of Gender roles
12. Synopsis of early anthropology on gender issues
13. Conclusion Anthropologist perspective Feminism Major Theories Psychoanalysis Establish identification with their same-sex parent. Functionalism This theory suggests that gender inequalities exist as an efficient way to create a division of labor, or as a social system in which particular segments are clearly responsible for certain, respective acts of labor. WHAT ARE GENDER ROLES? Sets of social and behavioral norms that are generally considered appropriate for either a man or a woman in a social or interpersonal relationship. ACTIVITY!! Feminist theory uses the conflict approach to examine the reinforcement of gender roles and inequalities, highlighting the role of patriarchy in maintaining the oppression of women. Major Theories of Gender roles -
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