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role

 [rōl]
a pattern of behavior developed in response to the demands or expectations of others; the pattern of responses to the persons with whom an individual interacts in a particular situation.
caregiver role the functions performed by a caregiver; see also under fatigue and strain.
gender role the public expression of gender; the image projected by a person that identifies their maleness or femaleness, which need not correspond to their gender identity.
impaired role the role played by a person who is disabled or chronically ill and who is experiencing a state of wellness and realization of potential commensurate with the condition. Unlike the sick person, the impaired person cannot be expected to “want to get well” but is expected to resume as much normal behavior as is possible.
sick role the role played by a person who has defined himself or herself as ill, with or without validation of the role by health care providers or family members. Adoption of the sick role changes the behavioral expectations of others toward sick persons. They are exempted from normal social responsibilities and not held responsible for the condition; they are obliged to “want to get well” and to seek competent medical help. The sick role also involves behavioral changes, including increased attention to the body and bodily functions, regression (increase in dependent behavior), narrowing of interests, and emotional overreactions.

gen·der role

the public presentation of gender identity; specifically, everything a person says and does that signals to others or to the self that one is male or female (or androgynous). See: sex role, gender identity.

gender role

Sexology The private experience of gender role–GR which is, in turn, the public manifestation of gender identity–GI–a person's individuality as ♂, ♀, or ambivalent, especially re self-awareness, behavior, sexuoerotic arousal & response

gen·der role

(jen'dĕr rōl)
The sex of a child assigned by a parent; when opposite to the child's anatomic sex (e.g., due to genital ambiguity at birth or to the parents' strong wish for a child of the opposite sex), the basis is formed for postpubertal dysfunctions.
See: sex role, sex reversal

gender role

All behaviour that conveys to others, consciously or otherwise, a person's GENDER IDENTITY as male or female.
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Theoretical explanations of gender role attitudes have their roots in either interest- or exposure-based approaches (Bolzendahl & Myers, 2004).
of people still that mothers of school children should stay home Unsurprisingly, there is a significant age gap in views of gender roles, with older people more likely to hold traditional views than younger generations.
According to Pearson correlation analysis (Table 3); a positive correlation was found between gender roles and those including hiding of violence (r=0.415, p=0.000), causality of violence (r=0.280, p=0.000), generalisation of violence (r=0.621, p=0.000), normalization of violence (r=0.711, p=0.000).
Based their empirical research, the authors reached several conclusions about the messages that were conveyed via religious sermons on gender roles. These conclusions focused mainly on the following: ensuring the continuation of one's family/kin, providing benefits to one's family/kin, protecting one's child, being gentle towards one's wife and children, providing trust and confidence in others, avoiding haram, reducing mistakes, being accountable for one's behavior, bearing the responsibility of women, raising proper female children, respecting one's spouse, protecting one's honor, protecting the family honor, providing financial support/contribution to one's family and kin, and fulfilling family and collective responsibilities.
The scores of Gender Role Attitude Scale range between 190 (maximum) and 40 (minimum), higher scores indicating more egalitarian belief about gender roles.
Transgender individuals include those who are nonconforming to binary gender roles, are going through various stages of transitioning, or have completed reassignment surgery (King, Winter, & Webster, 2009).
Such transition is customary recognized as modification of gender role from traditional to egalitarianism structure; in such transition women are more adaptive than men.
Endorsement of traditional or egalitarian ideology regarding gender roles was measured by Larsen and Long's (1988) Traditional/Egalitarian Sex Role Scale.
Gender role are the collection of behaviours and responsibilities that a given society holds as appropriate to members of a specific sex: that is sex roles are socially shared expectations (Eagly, 1987).
In this study, we consider parental attitudes based on the following three views: (i) parental gender role attitude, (ii) parental attitude on girls' capability, and (iii) parental gender biased investment attitude.
Service tender for the provision of publicity for the project just/2014/rgen/ag/gend/7785 equality beyond gender roles.
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