Social Psychology- Gender and Sports
Explain gender logic.
Gender logic: a notion or a form of ‘common sense’ that leads to the conclusion that women are “naturally” inferior to men (Coakley, 2007).
e.g., throws like a girl
e.g., playing like a bunch of girls
What is Gender Equity?
Gender Equity: Refers to the equal valuing of the roles of women and men
What is Gendered Activity?
Gendered activity: an activity socially constructed out of the values and experiences of men
What is the biggest myth in relation to gender and sports?
Sport negatively effects a woman's reproductive abilities and appearance.
-Women have in the past been persuaded to not participate in sport.
What was the first year when women were permitted to participate in a marathon in Olympics?