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Unpacking the Gender System
According to the perspective developed in this article, widely shared, hegemonic cultural beliefs about gender and their impact in what the authors call “social relational” contexts are among theExpand
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How can we explain the persistence of gender hierarchy over transformnations in its socioeconomic base? Part of the answer lies in the mediation of gender inequality by taken-for-grantedExpand
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Framed Before We Know It
In this article, I argue that gender is a primary cultural frame for coordinating behavior and organizing social relations. I describe the implications for understanding how gender shapes socialExpand
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Framed by Gender: How Gender Inequality Persists in the Modern World
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 1. The puzzle of persistence 2. A primary frame for organizing social relations 3. : Cultural beliefs and the gendering of social relations 4. Gendering at work 5. Gender at home 6.Expand
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▪ Abstract The gender system includes processes that both define males and females as different in socially significant ways and justify inequality on the basis of that difference. Gender isExpand
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Why Status Matters for Inequality
To understand the mechanisms behind social inequality, this address argues that we need to more thoroughly incorporate the effects of status—inequality based on differences in esteem andExpand
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It’s the Conventional Thought That Counts
A core claim of sociological theory is that modern institutions fall short of their meritocratic ideals, whereby rewards should be allocated based on achievement-related criteria. Instead,Expand
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Linking Social Structure and Interpersonal Behavior: A Theoretical Perspective on Cultural Schemas and Social Relations
To explain how interpersonal behavior in relational contexts usually reproduces but sometimes modifies macro structural patterns, I outline a conceptual framework within which to understand existingExpand
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