EDUC238 FInal Vocabulary

 

 

 

Women Peril

 

 

 

In contrast to teh boy problem, this is the problem that arises in that women are not achieving in the math and sciences. Also, even though women are achieving more an dmore equality, there is still a disproportionate amount of men in top positions in the professional world.

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Norteños/Sureños
The Norteños (Spanish: Northerners), also Norte, are affiliated with Nuestra Familia (Our Family), are a coalition of traditionally Latino gangs in Northern California[2] A member of these gangs is a NorteñoNorteña (female); based on Spanish usage. Sureños (Spanish for “Southerners”) are a group of Mexican American street gangs with origins in the oldest barrios of Southern California. There are hundreds of Sureño gangs in California, and each has its own identity on the streets

 

 

 

Title IX          

 

 

 

 

 

The law states that

“No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”

—20 United States Code Section 1681

 

 

Cultural difference approach to male/female miscommunication

In the Maltz and Borker article “A cultural Approach to Male-female Miscommunication”, they point out about five major differences in male and female communication and interaction.  Women ask questions more, maintaining routine interaction, minimal response, silent protests and more pronoun usage in communicating with others.  Men are more likely to interrupt, challenge, ignore others comments, control or shift the topic and make more declarations of facts/opinions.  Men and women approach talking to each other differently and use a different communication structure that often leads to miscommunication of the sex’s co-interaction.

 

 

 

Asymmetric Pairs

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Androcentric Generics

 

 

Androcentrism (Greek, andro-, “man, male”) is the practice, conscious or otherwise, of placing male human beings or the masculine point of view at the center of one’s view of the world and its culture and history. The related adjective is androcentric, while the practice of placing the feminine point of view at the center is gynocentrism.

COnservative vs liberal progressive?
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collocations

 

 

A collocation is two or more words that often go together. These combinations just sound “right” to native English speakers, who use them all the time. On the other hand, other combinations may be unnatural and just sound “wrong”.

 

 

Stereotype Threat Theory

 

 

Stereotype threat is the experience of anxiety or concern in a situation where a person has the potential to confirm a negative stereotype about their social group.[1] First described by social psychologist Claude Steele and his colleagues, stereotype threat has been shown to reduce the performance of individuals who belong to negatively stereotyped groups.

 

Allocutivity

 

 

“Allocutivity refers to the encoding in the conjugated verb form of an addressee that is not an argument of the verb. Allocutivity is obligatory in Basque main clauses when the addressee is given familiar treatment.”

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