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Gender and Research

Gender and Research

Author: Paul Hannan

This lesson will define and analyze the relevance of androcentricity, gynocentricity, overgeneralizing, gender blindness, double standards, and interference in sociology.

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  • Interference

    Occurs when the sex of the researcher interferes with the data collection process.

  • Double Standard

    Having two different standards for similar groups of people.

  • Gender Blindness

    Overlooking or ignoring the role that gender plays in social life.

  • Overgeneralizing

    Speaking about an entire population when you only have knowledge of a part.

  • Gynocentricity

    A focus on the female or on the female perspective.

  • Androcentricity

    A focus on the male or on the male perspective.