Social Psychology- Gender and Sports

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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

2

What is Gender Equity?

Gender Equity: Refers to the equal valuing of the roles of women and men

3

What is Gendered Activity?

Gendered activity: an activity socially constructed out of the values and experiences of men

4

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.

5

What was the first year when women were permitted to participate in a marathon in Olympics?

1984