Butler said that gender and sex are more like verbs than nouns. Elasmar, M. The assignment of gender involves taking into account the physiological and biological attributes assigned by nature followed by the imposition of the socially constructed conduct.
Research has shown that television viewing contributes to the maintenance as well as the learning molding of gender stereotyped perceptions among children, adolescents, and adults Larson ; McGhee and Frueh ; Signorielli ; Welch et al.
Evolutionary Ecology Research. Nicole Valenzuela and Valentine Lance, 21— Most organisms that create their offspring using sexual reproduction have two sexes. For example, a warmer area could be more suitable for nesting, so more females are produced to increase the amount that nest next season.
In the chicken, this was found to be dependent on the expression of DMRT1. Nicole Valenzuela and Valentine Lance, 5—8. In the case of the chicken, their Z chromosome is more similar to humans' autosome 9. There are other environmental sex determination systems including location-dependent determination systems as seen in the marine worm Bonellia viridis — larvae become males if they make physical contact with a female, and females if they end up on the bare sea floor.
Evolutionary Psychology. For example, being female characterizes one as a woman, and being a woman signifies one as weak, emotional, and irrational, and incapable of actions attributed to a "man". Respect: Stereotyping in Gender Representation Analyzing the presence of women in the television world is only a relatively small aspect the representation of women on TV.
Theory and concepts. TV drama. Sociologists generally regard gender as a social construct, and various researchers, including many feminists , consider sex to only be a matter of biology and something that is not about social or cultural construction. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Further information: Gender and religion.
Narrowcasting in the new world information order.