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Gender Box Game
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Steuter, Erin. 2010. “Gender Box Game”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This activity starts with the difference between sex and gender and then demonstrates social constraints of ascribed gender roles through positive and negative sanctions. The exercise introduces the notion of a gender continuum and alternatives to our society’s dual gender role system. This provides an opportunity for the instructor to review examples of...

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Subject Area(s):
Sex and Gender
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 300

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