[Your full name] March 3, 2010 Sex versus Gender Sex refers to physical anatomy and biological differences between male and female; while, gender means the characteristics by which the society defines who is male and who is female…
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This op-ed intends to expand on this supporting it through references from literature. Sex defines male and female biologically and the concept is the same in every culture. However, every culture has different concepts of gender roles that are assigned to males and females, and these are the gender roles that define the masculinity and femininity of an individual regardless of his physical anatomy or, in other words, sex. “Men and women are social categories” and socially “we have the freedom to decide who counts as a man and who counts as a woman” (Roughgarden 23). One culture will define an actual man who beats up his wife; while another culture will consider a person a man considering his height and voice. Some cultures define a woman as a person bearing children; while, others will define a woman as individuals with delicate stature. These are all the gender roles that every culture assigns to men and women, thus associating these roles with one gender. Feminist theories have arisen because of distinction in gender because “most feminists differentiate sex from gender” (Nfah-Abbenyi 16).
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Hence, gender is not natural. Same is with race. Race is not natural because it can be transformed through recreation by latest scientific practices. The theme behind the paper is that race and gender are society-driven traits of an individual, and are not natural.
In many cultures, these traits are fundamentally associated with the male persona, driven by enduring social beliefs that make distinctions between male and female behaviours in which females are believed to be more submissive, compliant, and empathic as part of women’s inherent biological make-up.
The concept of gender identity is related intimately to the gender role concept as the outward manifestations of personality that basically causes reflection of gender identity. In almost all instances, gender identity is self-identified as a result of combination of various extrinsic and inherent factors (Ghosh, 2012).
Time, evolution, natural selection has essentially conditioned the minds and instincts of the two sexes. For instance, if a man had 10 wives he could have loads of children - his genes would be carried forward - the family name would be preserved. But this is not practicable for a woman.
biological peculiarities) of a person for a long period of time has been considered as a basis and a prime course of all psychological and social differences between men and women. In consequence of numerous researches it has become clear that from biological point of view there is much more sameness than differences between men and women.
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They are watched at, ranked and allowed to be accepted into the realm of manhood. Manhood is demonstrated to be approved by other men. Men yean to be recognized on the basis of what they own, number of sexy women they can