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Blakely, Kristin. 2010. “FIELDWORK ASSIGNMENT”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


According to the social constructionist perspective as explained by West and Zimmerman (1987), people do gender. That is people follow a complex set of shared rules about acting masculine or feminine in different social settings. Whether at home, school, work, or any public space for that matter, people do or perform gender. But just what does it mean...

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Sex and Gender
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College 300

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