579–597 q 2006 The British Psychological Society
The British Psychological Society
The inﬂuence of biological sex, sexuality and gender role on interpersonal distance
David Uzzell1* and Nathalie Horne2
Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, UK Research Development...
that, as humans, we respond to the meaning of events and objects rather than the actual objects and events themselves. This meaning is actually a construction, a product of social interaction between individuals. Our behaviour is regulated by guidelines, which make everyday life predictable and understandable...
Gender, Work and Organization. Vol. 18 No. 3 May 2011
Are Women in Management
Victims of the Phantom of the
Yvonne Due Billing*
Managerial jobs have conventionally been understood as male and thus as
not being directly suitable...
Fashion, Gender and Social Identity
Zoi Arvanitidou (email@example.com) PhD Candidate in Fashion, Gender and Cultural Studies Department of Sciences of PreSchool Education and Educational Design, University of Aegean, Rhodes, Greece Maria Gasouka (firstname.lastname@example.org) Assistant Professor in Cultural...
or concrete definition of gender maybe near impossible. Gender roles are what men and woman learn and internalize as the way they are supposed to act. These roles are commonly thought of as natural rather than a construction of culture. Gender is thought to flow from sex, rather then being a matter...
Even within a culture masculinity and femininity may be defined differently by various groups, in particular according to ethnicity, age, social class and sexuality. In this sense there is no single masculinity or femininity, but rather multiple masculinities and femininities. Not all men are 'leaderlike'...
differentiate between gender and sex.
• To explain the processes societies use to construct gender.
• To learn about gender as a social institution that privileges men over women.
• To become familiar with how social institutions, like medicine, contribute to the construction of gender.
Competing discourses of leadership Transformational Leadership as blurring mechanism for masculinities in Denmark
Mona Toft Madsena,Ã, Charlotte Albrechtsenb,1
Department of Management, Aarhus School of Business, Haslegaardsvej 10, 8210 Aarhus...
Toward a New Vision: Race, Class, and Gender as Categories of Analysis and Connection
People have a tendency to emphasize the importance of one type of oppression over another (ex. white feminists point out gender oppression but fail to realize their white skin privilege.
There are few pure victims...
Homosexuality’s Relationship with Gender in America
In the United States the hierarchy of privilege ranks homosexuality at the bottom of the chain due to a negative perception of sexual orientation. The expectations of gender greatly impact how people express themself sexually. Male homosexuality...
contributor to same-sex attractions is a disruption in the development of gender identity. Gender identity refers to a person's view of his or her own gender; that is, his or her sense of masculinity or femininity. Gender identity is formed through the relationships that a child has with the same-sex parent and...
Is gender performative?
“One of the interpretations that has been made of Gender Trouble is that there is no sex, there is only gender, and gender is performative.” (Judith Butler interview 1993)
When approaching and investigating the discourse of gender roles, gender performance and gender trouble...
cialChapter 13 Gender & Sexuality
Gender vs. Sex
*SEX: Refers to anatomical or biological characteristics of women and men.
*GENDER: The roles and characteristics that society assigns to men and women, and has built within it the inequality of women and men.
*A set of expectations concerning...
describing something that influences your gender, most people would assume that your “sex” or our biological identification given to us at birth would be the most definite source; however there are multiple factors and processes that contribute to one’s gender identity. The multitudes of institutions...
homemaker role. Career opportunities and legal rights have been significantly lower for women verses men. In the past, women were viewed to be the weaker sex. Housework and domestic chores were associated with women leaving the heavy duty jobs for the men. Unbeknownst to men, tasks such as farm work, washing...
Gender as a social construct
or essentialism view
Module: Critical Management Studies
‘Although the social world of work is inordinately complex the variables of class, race and gender are significantly superordinate in the quest for explanation. Relationships at...
misconceptions and myths about gender
Corresponding author’s E-mail: email@example.com
Accepted 04 January 4, 2007
Prelude This paper seeks to clarify the meaning of the terms that are associated with gender, and equally so to unpack the concept of gender itself and elucidate the...
Week 9: Howdogender roles shape expectations in the family?
Hays, Sharon. 1997. “The Ideology of Intensive Mothering: A Cultural Analysis
of the Bestselling ‘Gurus’ of Appropriate Childrearing.”
1. Mothers of all social classes have accepted a broad ideology of intensive mothering, one that...