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Set of attributes, behaviors, and roles associated with boys and men. Wikipedia

  • Femininity

    Set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with women and girls. Socially constructed, research indicates that some behaviors considered feminine are biologically influenced. Wikipedia

  • Psychological term for the exaggeration of male stereotypical behavior, such as an emphasis on physical strength, aggression, and sexuality. This term has been used ever since the research conducted by Donald L. Mosher and Mark Sirkin in 1984. Wikipedia

  • Gender role

    Social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for a person based on that person's biological or perceived sex. Gender roles are usually centered on conceptions of masculinity and femininity, although there are exceptions and variations. Wikipedia

  • Effeminacy

    Manifestation of traits in a boy or man that are more often associated with feminine behavior, mannerism, style, or gender roles rather than with masculine behavior, mannerisms, style or roles. Typically used implying criticism or ridicule of this behavior . Wikipedia

  • Imposition or enforcement of normative gender expressions on an individual who is perceived as not adequately performing, through appearance or behavior, the sex that was assigned to them at birth . Gender policing serves to devalue or delegitimize expressions that deviate from normative conceptions of gender, thus reinforcing the gender binary. Wikipedia

  • Behavioral geography

    Approach to human geography that examines human behavior using a disaggregate approach. Behavioral geographers focus on the cognitive processes underlying spatial reasoning, decision making, and behavior. Wikipedia

  • Marianismo

    Aspect of the female gender role in the machismo of Hispanic American folk culture. Veneration for feminine virtues like purity and moral strength. Wikipedia

  • The: "study of human behavior in organizational settings, the interface between human behavior and the organization, and the organization itself". OB research can be categorized in at least three ways: Wikipedia

  • Social influence comprises the ways in which individuals change their behavior to meet the demands of a social environment. It takes many forms and can be seen in conformity, socialization, peer pressure, obedience, leadership, persuasion, sales, and marketing. Wikipedia

  • Tomboy

    Girl who exhibits characteristics or behaviors considered typical of a boy. Common characteristics include wearing masculine clothing and engaging in games and activities that are physical in nature and are considered in many cultures to be unfeminine or the domain of boys. Wikipedia

  • Gender equality

    State of equal ease of access to resources and opportunities regardless of gender, including economic participation and decision-making; and the state of valuing different behaviors, aspirations and needs equally, regardless of gender. Goal, while gender neutrality and gender equity are practices and ways of thinking that help in achieving the goal. Wikipedia

  • Toxic masculinity

    Used in academic and media discussions of masculinity to refer to certain cultural norms that are associated with harm to society and to men themselves. Traditional stereotypes of men as socially dominant, along with related traits such as misogyny and homophobia, can be considered "toxic" due in part to their promotion of violence, including sexual assault and domestic violence. Wikipedia

  • Social behavior

    Behavior among two or more organisms within the same species, and encompasses any behavior in which one member affects the other. Due to an interaction among those members. Wikipedia

  • When a person's attitude is consistent with their behavior. Not true in many cases. Wikipedia

  • Behavior that can be normal for an individual when it is consistent with the most common behavior for that person. Also used to describe individual behavior that conforms to the most common behavior in society . Wikipedia

  • American psychologist who is often considered "the father of experimental social psychology", having played a key role in the creation of social psychology as a legitimate field of behavioral science. His book Social Psychology (1924) impacted all future writings in the field. Wikipedia

  • Cool (aesthetic)

    Aesthetic of attitude, behavior, comportment, appearance and style which is generally admired. Because of the varied and changing connotations of cool, as well as its subjective nature, the word has no single meaning. Wikipedia

  • Observational learning

    Learning that occurs through observing the behavior of others. Form of social learning which takes various forms, based on various processes. Wikipedia

  • Imitation

    Advanced behavior whereby an individual observes and replicates another's behavior. Also a form of social learning that leads to the "development of traditions, and ultimately our culture. It allows for the transfer of information between individuals and down generations without the need for genetic inheritance." Wikipedia

  • Machismo

    Sense of being 'manly' and self-reliant, the concept associated with "a strong sense of masculine pride: an exaggerated masculinity." Associated with "a man's responsibility to provide for, protect, and defend his family." Wikipedia

  • Measure of masculinity and femininity, and is used to research gender roles. It assesses how people identify themselves psychologically. Wikipedia

  • Patriarchy

    Social system in which men hold primary power and predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property. Some patriarchal societies are also patrilineal, meaning that property and title are inherited by the male lineage. Wikipedia

  • Way in which gender and sexuality are often viewed as likened constructs, whereby the role of gender in an individual's life is informed by and impacts others' perceptions of their sexuality. For example, both the male and female genders are subject to assumptions of heterosexuality. Wikipedia

  • Ethics

    Branch of philosophy that "involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong behavior". The field of ethics, along with aesthetics, concerns matters of value, and thus comprises the branch of philosophy called axiology. Wikipedia

  • Nalini Ambady

    Indian-American social psychologist and a leading expert on nonverbal behavior and interpersonal perception. Born in Calcutta, India and earned her bachelor’s degree at Lady Shri Ram College for women, Delhi University. Wikipedia

  • Qualitative methodology used to describe traits of humans on psychological attributes. Psychographics have been applied to the study of personality, values, opinions, attitudes, interests, and lifestyles. Wikipedia

  • Social psychology

    Scientific study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, and implied presence of others. In this definition, scientific refers to empirical investigation using the scientific method, while the terms thoughts, feelings, and behaviors refer to the psychological variables that can be measured in humans. Wikipedia

  • Institutions, according to Samuel P. Huntington, are "stable, valued, recurring patterns of behavior". Further, institutions can refer to mechanisms which govern the behavior of a set of individuals within a given community; moreover, institutions are identified with a social purpose, transcending individuals and intentions by mediating the rules that govern living behavior. Wikipedia

  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

    The International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, originally edited by Neil J. Smelser and 26-volume work published by Elsevier. Wikipedia

  • Symbolic behavior is "a person’s capacity to respond to or use a system of significant symbols" (Faules & Alexander, 1978, p. 5). Organization is socially constructed through communication . Wikipedia


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  • The traditionally masculine values and behaviours that are rewarded and reinforced in military settings, as well as their emphasis on conformity and obedience, are also thought to play a role.Sexual harassment-Wikipedia
  • Iron maiden refers to women who are deemed to display too many masculine traits and not enough feminine traits according to her audience.Gender role-Wikipedia
  • Jack Holt, with his dapper mustache, prominent jaw, and quick-with-his-fists manner, personified rugged masculinity.Jack Holt (actor)-Wikipedia
  • She further talked about the "healthy and supportive masculinity" of Eugene, called it more Millennial sitcom than anything else, and stated that it parses out "uniquely adult issues for kids."Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure-Wikipedia
  • Russ is very demanding of Russ Jr. and can't understand why he isn't more interested in masculine things such as football and fishing (until the end of the film, when he learns to accept him for who he is).Honey, I Shrunk the Kids-Wikipedia
  • Successful women athletes perceived to be masculine were most likely to be targeted for inspection.International Olympic Committee-Wikipedia
  • Psychoanalytical feminists believe that gender inequality comes from early childhood experiences, which lead men to believe themselves to be masculine, and women to believe themselves feminine.Feminist theory-Wikipedia
  • Criticism was also directed at the portrayal of androgynous characters in the "masculine" roles of politicians and statesmen but not in family roles.The Left Hand of Darkness-Wikipedia
  • People who exhibit a combination of both masculine and feminine characteristics are considered androgynous, and feminist philosophers have argued that gender ambiguity may blur gender classification.Femininity-Wikipedia
  • This study suggests that some facial hair is better than none because it shows the masculine development as beard growth requires the conversion of testosterone.Physical attractiveness-Wikipedia
  • Thus, social rules tell a woman how to behave in a womanly manner, and a man, how to be manly.Convention (norm)-Wikipedia
  • In the book A Feminist Companion to Shakespeare, Carol T. Neely supports this by mentioning that through her actions, Rosalind often adopts stereotypical “masculine behavior,” such as “initiating conversations” and “arranging marriages”.Rosalind (As You Like It)-Wikipedia
  • He points out that the popular shōnen manga of the late 1980s and early 1990s had "manly" heroes, such as City Hunter and Fist of the North Star, whereas Dragon Ball starred the cartoonish and small Goku, thus starting a trend that Thompson says continues to this day.Akira Toriyama-Wikipedia
  • Butch and femme are terms used in the lesbian subculture to ascribe or acknowledge a masculine (butch) or feminine (femme) identity with its associated traits, behaviors, styles, self-perception, and so on.Butch and femme-Wikipedia
  • The same differentiation appears in art as well, as fallen in a masculine sense inspired sculptural monuments, versus fallen in a feminine sense struck fascination of nineteenth-century artists.Linda Nochlin-Wikipedia
  • Whereas females found masculine hands with a longer ring finger more attractive.Physical attractiveness-Wikipedia
  • He only acts as a woman when he's on stage as Pabllo Vittar and has a more typical masculine gender expression in his private life.Pabllo Vittar-Wikipedia
  • Other reasons for the Movement's decline include its centering of the masculine subject, which marginalized and excluded Chicanas and queer Chicanas/os in the Movement, and a growing disinterest in Chicano nationalist constructs such as Aztlán.Chicano Movement-Wikipedia
  • Cianfrance envisioned the main themes to be about fathers and sons, masculine identity and legacy.The Place Beyond the Pines-Wikipedia
  • Butch lesbians dress in a more masculine manner than other women.LGBT stereotypes-Wikipedia
  • Researches have shown that men, compared with women, are more likely to perpetrate trolling behaviour; these gender differences in online anti-social behaviour may be a reflection of gender stereotypes, where agentic characteristics such as competitiveness and dominance are encouraged in men.Internet troll-Wikipedia
  • Women, on average, tend to be attracted to men who are taller than they are and who display a high degree of facial symmetry, masculine facial dimorphism, upper body strength, broad shoulders, a relatively narrow waist, and a V-shaped torso.Physical attractiveness-Wikipedia
  • Since gender does not equal biological sex it is more relevant to focus on masculinities and femininities.United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325-Wikipedia
  • According to a study in Sweden, action figures which display traditional masculine traits primarily target boys.Action figure-Wikipedia
  • In his 2006 book Manliness, Mansfield defended a moderately conservative understanding of gender roles, and bemoaned the loss of the virtue of manliness in a "gender neutral" society.Harvey Mansfield-Wikipedia
  • ''Bhangra connects to a much more deeper set of masculine values.Bhangra (dance)-Wikipedia
  • Other things associated with fire and yellow bile in ancient and medieval medicine included the season of summer, since it increased the qualities of heat and aridity; the choleric temperament (of a person dominated by the yellow bile humour); the masculine; and the eastern point of the compass.Fire (classical element)-Wikipedia
  • Jason Thompson stated that unlike the "manly" heroes of other popular shōnen manga of the late 1980s and early 1990s, such as City Hunter and Fist of the North Star, Toriyama made his protagonist (Goku) cartoonish and small, thus starting a trend that Thompson says continues to this day.Goku-Wikipedia
  • In the United States, some antifeminists see their ideology as a response to one rooted in hostility towards men, holding feminism responsible for several social problems, including lower college entrance rates of young men and a perceived decline in manliness in American culture.Antifeminism-Wikipedia
  • Thompson cited the artwork as influential, pointing out that popular shōnen manga of the late 1980s and early 1990s had "manly" heroes, such as City Hunter and Fist of the North Star, whereas Dragon Ball had the cartoonish and small Goku, thus starting a trend that he says still continues.Dragon Ball (manga)-Wikipedia

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