Rhoda Unger Argued for the Distinction Between Sex and Gender
Rhoda Unger argued for the distinction between sex and gender to do which of the following?
A) push the field of psychology away from biological essentialism
B) challenge feminist researchers to include more inclusive language
C) include transgender women in research samples
D) highlight the exclusionary relationship between biology and psychology
Feminist psychologist Rhoda Unger moved the discussion away from gender essentialism by making the distinction between sex and gender to demonstrate
A) the need for more inclusive language.
B) that sexist socialization practices play a significant role in gender differences.
C) the exclusionary relationship between biology and psychology.
D) how to attribute a single characteristic to solely biology or psychology.
Why did early feminist psychologists begin to question approaches to research on gender similarities and differences?
A) They were concerned that this singular focus would legitimate the belief that gender similarities and differences are important.
B) They realized early research on gender confirmed biological gender differences.
C) They wanted to test if men's brains were inferior to women's.
D) Research for gender research was not adequately funded.
The biopsychosocial model is useful for understanding the lives of girls and women because it
A) privileges biological aspects first,followed by psychological and social aspects of girls and women's lives.
B) is the basis for researching gender differences.
C) considers how biological,psychological,and social aspects interact with one another.
D) demonstrates how benevolent sexism operates in the lives of girls and women.