4 Tutorials that teach Gender and Power (Official and Unofficial)
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Gender and Power (Official and Unofficial)

Gender and Power (Official and Unofficial)

Author: Julie Tietz

At the end of this tutorial, the learner will understand that cultures tend to ascribe power roles differently to men and women

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Terms to Know
  • "Gender Inappropriate" Behavior

    Behavior displaying traits or assuming roles considered "not- normal or proper correct" for one's gender.

  • Cultural Gender Appropriateness

    Behavior considered “right, proper, or correct” for a member of a given gender within his or her culture.

  • Official Power

    Decision-making and acting authority in the major roles governing a culture, or executive roles involving leadership or control in general.

  • Unofficial Power

    Decision-making and acting authority positions considered "less important" by the culture and providing support to official power holders.