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Gender and Gender Stratification

Gender and Gender Stratification

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Gender and Gender Stratification

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  1. Gender and Gender Stratification

  2. What is Gender? • Gender: the personal traits and social positions that members of a society attach to being male or female. • Sex: Physical and reproductive characteristics that distinguish between a male and a female • GENDER, LIKE RACE, IS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT • Gender Stratification: the unequal distribution of wealth, power, and privilege between men and women

  3. Gender Roles • Gender Roles: Attitudes and activities that a society links to each sex

  4. Gender Stratification

  5. 1893: Colorado becomes the first state to adopt a woman suffrage amendment 1916: Margaret Sanger opens the first birth control clinic 1920: 19th Amendment gives women the right to vote 1960: FDA approves the birth control pill 1967: LBJ expands affirmative action to women 1972: Title IX 1973: Roe v. Wade