One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See sex typing
- ‘Gender-role socialization theories hold that social environments, from the level of culture down to individual family and peer relationships, teach men and women to display distinct sex-typed behaviors and attitudes.’
- ‘Once each child reached age 3 1 / 2, a primary caregiver completed the Pre-School Activities Inventory, which assesses the child's engagement in various sex-typed behaviors, such as play with certain toys, games and activities.’
- ‘But now this sex-typed judgment goes a step further.’
- ‘Even college students spend their time in sex-typed activities.’
- ‘Highly feminist therapists maintained gender-flexible expectations of individuals whereas therapists who received nonfeminist scores endorsed sex-typed expectations and value prescriptions.’
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