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  • Issue Of Gender Differences
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    What are the differences between boys and girls How different are they, and what causes theses differences How is gender identity developed and how does it affect childrens behavior and attitudes Gender identity is the awareness of ones gender and all it implies (Human Development text, 286). Gender differences are explained as psychological or behavioral differences between both genders. There are many theories to how and why gender differences exist. Some people argue that circumcision at birt...
  • Gender From Sex And Regard Homosexuality
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    Compulsory Heterosexuality Introduction In today's world, as humankind is still in progress, we have a much more liberated world compared to past. In terms of politics, we learned discrimination is not a honourable case to be involved in and we tried to minimize constraints reflected on "other" races, "other" nationalities, in short all of the others that are not similar to "us."Us" is, without doubt, white, Western man. Despite all the back-draw ed prejudices of others in the name of liberation...
  • People Of The Opposite Sex
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    In today's society sex and gender seem to have two separate connotative meanings. Sex is a more scientific term that explains physical traits and sexual preferences. Gender carries a more social tone. Meaning that it refers to the different clothing, activities, career choices, and positions people hold in society. A person's social status helps separate or classify the two sexes. Sex is the total sum of physical characteristics that distinguish males and females from each other. The most distin...
  • Social Implications And Gender Roles
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    Gender equality aims to achieve a genuine balance between men and women by respecting human rights. A 'gender equal society' is a society in which both men and women are given equal opportunities to participate voluntarily in activities at all levels as equal partners and shall be able to enjoy political, economical, social and cultural benefits as well as to take responsibility equally. 'A realization of a truly affluent society is dependent on the establishment of a social framework which allo...
  • Sex Selection By Sperm Separation
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    Boy or Girl: Which Gender Baby Would You Pick? By Bjorn Carey Live Science Staff Writer posted: 23 March 2005; 6: 27 am ET When given the opportunity to choose the sex of their baby, women are just as likely to choose pink socks as blue, a new study shows. 'Sex selection is a topic that's almost taboo for physicians to talk about,' said Tarun Jain, a reproductive specialist at the University of Illinois, Chicago. 'Yet, it's important to understand patient interest in non-medical sex selection an...
  • Relationship Of The Construction Of The Gender
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    The world today has changed in many aspects of gender related life styles. Yet there is an area of improvement in the focus of gender: based on labour and the patriarchal working woman. The class society have a great impact on the relation women have with men. The different theories and definitions help to understand the relationship of the construction of the gender. Feminism has a great impact on the gender role in our society. Feminists have been fighting for a long time for power and control...
  • Terms Sex And Gender
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    (e-mail me and let me know if you use this and how it does) Gender Identity Disorder (GID) As early as the age of four (Vitale, 1996), some children begin to realize that the gender their body tells them they are, and the gender their mind tells them they are don't correspond. The sense of gender and the anatomical sex of a person mature at different times and different regions of the body (Vitale, 1997 b). Sometimes the gender map, the template within the mind of a person that codes for masculi...
  • Benefits Of Gender Pre Selection People
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    However, there still exist concerns associated with sex pre-determination. Among them are possible sex ratio imbalances in the future, psychological harm to sex-selected offspring (i. e., by placing on them too high expectations), increased marital conflict over sex selective decisions, and reinforcement of gender bias in society as a whole. (British Medical Association, 1998) What will happen if somewhere one day due to variety of reasons (ex: high rape rate) people will decide to have only boy...
  • Distinction Between Sex And Gender
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    Sex is a word that refers to the biological differences between male and female: the visible difference in genitalia, the related difference in procreative function. 'Gender' however is a matter of culture: it refers to social classification into 'masculine' and 'feminine' (Oakley, 1972: 16) The main reason that we need to distinguish between 'sex and gender' is because many differences between and males and females are not biological in origin. But the need to distinguish between 'sex' and 'gen...
  • Comfortable Talking In Public
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    Group D: Sex vs. Gender A person is born either male or female, however according to Mead the roles of males and females are conditioned by that person's given culture. There were two articles studied by Group D, the first one tries to prove that men or women can be the aggressive sex, while the second article deals on which sex talks more and why. What it comes down too is, that both articles try to distinguish which sex is more dominant and why. Margaret Mead article, "Sex and Temperament in T...
  • Spatial Performance Between The Two Sexes
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    BEYOND SEX DIFFERENCES IN VISUO-SPATIAL PROCESSING: THE IMPACT OF GENDER TRAIT POSSESSION Much research has emphasized the presence of sex differences in visuo-spatial processes while neglecting individual differences in performance within the two sexes (Archer, 1987). The present study looks beyond sex differences and considers the association of self-perceived gender trait possession with performance in two visuo-spatial tasks. The findings indicate that, in a 3-D mental rotation task, where a...
  • Examples Of Envy Between The Sexes
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    Have you ever felt hostility in a relationship and could not figure out where it came from? It may be that the hostility stemmed from resentment that you did not even know existed. Often we resent someone without even recognizing it because we admire something about him or her that we are not capable of achieving for ourselves. One may not agree with Karen Horney's statement that "it is contrary to human nature to sustain appreciation without resentment toward capabilities that one does not poss...
  • My Sense Of The Research On Transsexualism
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    WHAT IS TRANSSEXUALISM? For many of us, most psychologists and psychiatrists will acknowledge the fact that transsexualism has its origins in some biologic condition. In studies there have been findings that transsexualism lies in the brain, and is likely a neurologic / neuro physical disorder. There have been many stories based upon transsexualism. What actually is transsexualism and what is the meaning behind it all? "Transsexualism is a condition in which a person experiences a discontinuity ...
  • Difference Between Sexes
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    The word "regendering" not only suggest the enormous transformations in gender roles, division of labor, social institutions such as marriage and the family, and investigation of the self and psyche that emerge; but also the literature that was partly responsible for shaping such transformations and giving people a shared vocabulary with which to name this changes. While "sex" refers to the biological differences between the female sex and the male sex, "gender" is a cultural term, a name for th...
  • Rubin Believes Like Gender Sexuality
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    Transgendered's Rosario and Currah would both concur that homosexuality is not always congruent to transsexuality. Rosario would argue that the world of psychiatry has made the atrocious mistake of viewing transsexuals as those who are plagued with Gender Identity Disorder. (pg. 36 Rosario) Rosario had a patient who was deemed a long- term issue, due to her "psychoses" and previous suicide attempts. Patient "B" as she was titled had a desire to become a gay man. When finally identifying the issu...

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