gender role

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Noun1.gender role - the overt expression of attitudes that indicate to others the degree of your maleness or femaleness; "your gender role is the public expression of your gender identity"
role - normal or customary activity of a person in a particular social setting; "what is your role on the team?"
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Part Two offers explorations about visibility and traditional sex roles.
Gender role are the collection of behaviours and responsibilities that a given society holds as appropriate to members of a specific sex: that is sex roles are socially shared expectations (Eagly, 1987).
Transforming discriminatory sex roles and gender stereotyping; the implementation of Article 5(a) CEDAW for the realisation of women's right to be free from gender-based violence in Jamaica.
According to the two-dimensional model of sex roles (Bem, 1974), individuals can be classified into one of four categories on the basis of their masculinity and femininity scores: masculine, feminine, androgynous, and undifferentiated.
Even though pregnant male Gulf pipefish (Syngnathus scovelli) reverse common sex roles, tests show males still have more of the main fish form of testosterone (called ketotestosterone) than females do, Sunny K.
Both the 15 and 25-item short versions of AWS have been used widely in recent years and have been found to be associated with many variables including attitudes toward female victims (Kristiansen & Guilietti, 1990; Whatley & Riggio, 1992), attitudes toward rape (Lee, Kim, & Lira, 2010), attitudes toward sex roles in cases of wife assault (Hillier &Foddy, 1993), abortion (Patel, 2009), the differences in male and female criminal activity (Rudolph, 1996), acculturation (Bhanot & Senn, 2007; Kranau, Green & Valencia-Weber, 1982), and psychological well-being (Pyant & Yanico, 1991).
College students are intimately aware that males and females differ in sexual behavior, but most have never considered the evolutionary basis of sex roles in Homo sapiens or other animals.
Coltrane (1996), "Gender Displaying Television Commercials: A Comparative Study of Television Commercials in the 1950s and 1980s," Sex Roles 35(3/4): 185-203.
The results of this study indicated that Asian Indian women who perceive their families as being more supportive experience less internal conflict when negotiating their sex roles.
The Personal Attributes Questionnaire: A measure of sex roles stereotypes and masculinity-femininity.
1989), "The Relationship between Sex Role Stereotypes and Requisite Management Characteristics among College Students," Sex Roles 20: 103-110.
Measurement of masculine and feminine sex roles identities as independent dimensions.