Q: GIVE AN EXPLANATION OF WHY MEN RESIST GENDER EQUALITY IN SOCIETY
Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals on their gender. It arises from difference in socially constructed gender roles as well as biologically through chromosomes brain structure and hormonal.
There are natural diferencies between sexes based on biological and anatomic factors mostly ...view middle of the document...
Sexually active men are positively reinforced by being referred to as “studs” whereas women who are sexually active are report joying sex are derogatorily labelled as “sluts” Herman (1984) O’Sullion (1993) goes on to say men’s sexuality is seen as more natural, acceptable and uncotrorable than women’s sexuality.Men are viewed as initiators of sex and women as either passive partners or active resisters, preventing men from touching their bodies Miller and Mashall (1987)
Our cultures definations of masculinity is thus several stories. It is about those standards being used against women to prevent their inclusion in public life and their consignment to a devalued private sphere.
Historically, wage discrimination has favoured men over similary qualified women. Occupational sex segregation occurs as men and woman are thought to possess different physical, emotional, and mental capabilities. A women was denied a job or paid less than a man would be paid or receive a lessor compensation and benefits package solely on the basis of her being female.
Man belive that women are unable to make decisions as well as men because women get their periods and men dont