This lesson will describe the relationship between gender and inequality. Gender stratification is defined. Margaret Mead's research on gender will be explored and George Murdock's taxonomy of gender will be discussed.
The socially constructed identity (statuses and roles) associated with being male or female.
The ranking of groups based on perceived differences in the status of group members, in this case between men and women.
An American anthropologist who studied cross-cultural comparisons of preindustrial societies.
An American cultural anthropologist whose work focused on gender.