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  • Gender refers to socially constructed statuses & ideas about how men & women are supposed to behave (Lorber, 2000) & relate to each other (Andersen & Collins,

2007)

    • Does not refer to biological or physiological differences between males & females

    • Definitions of masculinity & femininity may shift across time, place & context

    • Socialization into dominant gender role norms begins in childhood

  • While there are multiple constructions of gender, there is a hegemonic masculinity & an emphasized femininity (Connell, 1987)

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