Concepts of Gender schema theory 

PSY 355 Module Five Milestone Template

 

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Part One

 

Apply the foundational concepts of gender schema theory to address each of the following rubric criteria in 2 to 3 sentences:

 

1. Describe how gender schema theory explains the ways in which you process information about masculinity and femininity within your culture.

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2. Describe the potential socio-psychological advantages of possessing a unique combination of masculine and feminine personality traits.

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3. Describe how the deconstruction of traditional gender roles supports efforts toward achieving gender equality (e.g., pay equity, political representation, organizational leadership).

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4. Describe the strengths and limitations of gender schema theory as it applies to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

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Part Two

 

Apply the foundational concepts of social role theory to address each of the following rubric criteria in 2 to 3 sentences:

 

1. Describe how social role theory explains the ways in which cultural norms reinforce the biological foundations of social roles.

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2. Describe the influence of social role expectations within the various levels of your social ecosystem.

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3. Describe the ways in which your social, cultural, or spiritual attitudes might reinforce social role stereotypes.

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4. Describe the strengths and limitations of social role theory as it applies to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusivity.

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