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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Back in the good old days of '70s lesbian-feminism, lesbians were understood to be outlaws, and we were outlaws in relation to the gender paradigm of nuclear families and very constrictive roles for women.
All of this exciting research by outstanding female researchers challenges the conventional gender paradigm and, for this very reason, does not find its way into this book.
Development cooperation is now stuck--at least until 2015, the "target date" for both the implementation of the Cairo agenda and the Millennium Development Goals--in the "global normative framework" of reproductive health, the gender paradigm, and their multifarious derivatives, such as quality of life, empowerment, sexual diversity, and the right to choose.
They use the race, class, and gender paradigm and stress the role institutions play in these areas.
13) Mandating conformity to the gender paradigm through compulsory appearance codes similarly penalizes individuals who fail to conform to stereotypical norms and perpetuates the existence of traditional gender identity and behavioral norms that devalue women, feminized men, and sexual minorities.
Before we even know our own noses, we've been stealthily slipped into society's gender paradigm.
Unlike other writers in the book, she also moves off the gender paradigm by suggesting that the real issues in organizational communications are not whether a "soft" (and, by implication, female) versus "hard" (male) means of communicating and getting feedback are preferable but how power flows both up and down within the system to permit, block, distort or clarify communications, with gender as a variable in such an analysis.