UNT SOCI 4250 - Ch. 2 Vocabulary (2 pages)

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Soci 4250 - Gender and Society
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Gender Society Vocabulary Chapter 2 What s the Sociology in the Sociology of Gender 1 Confirmation bias our tendency to look for information that confirms our preexisting beliefs while ignoring information that contradicts those beliefs 2 Men as proxy many important sociological studies included only men as research subjects 3 Private sphere women being confined to the home severe academic limitations 4 Privilege set of mostly unearned rewards benefits that come with a given status position in society 5 Social movement abeyance a way to keep the basic ideas of movement alive during a period of decreased activism often due to increased resistance hostility to the movement or to a shift in the opportunities that make movements more or less stressful 6 Social movement cycle a period of increasing frequency intensity in social movement activities that spread throughout various parts of society globally across countries 7 Liberal feminism posits that inequality between men women is rooted in the way existing institutions such as the government treat men women 8 Master frame of equal rights a large social movement that includes the early civil rights movement some versions of the modern women s movement the gay rights movements 9 Master frame a method of interpreting the world that identifies a particular problem suggests a particular cause for that problem proposes a way to resolve the particular problem 10 Radical feminists start with the premise that men women are fundamentally different sex as a class 11 Consciousness raising seeks to help women see the connections between their personal experiences with gender exploitation a larger sense of the politics structure of society 12 Normative a type of ideology that makes suggestions not just about the way things are but the way things should be 13 Private troubles problems that we face that have to do with ourselves our immediate surroundings or our milieux 14 Public issues exist beyond the individual or her own immediate



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