Gender Roles Chapter 11 Summary

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Chapter 11: Gender roles are explained to be the expectations regarding the proper behavior, attitudes, and activities of male to female. Men are typically put as the head of the house . . . bring the bacon home kind of situation. The women are to do the housework, cook, have and raise children, and maybe even expected to hold a job. There is an unrealistic amount of work placed over women’s head, but that could just be because I am a woman. I hope one day that men and women will be equal.

Chapter 12: I come from a nuclear family. My parents have stayed together for over thirty years, and had six children together. Now, it is rare to see two spouses stay together more than five years. Love is a fickle game. People get married and
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