Speaking of gender

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Speaking of gender

Sex is: Physical, biological, women and men. They are universal.
Gender is: Social characteristics (sex, age, social class) are associated with different male and femalebehavior. Differ between cultures, even within the same. By the theory of gender is a reflection on both terms establishing a clear distinction in the biological and cultural facts. In biological terms,there are clear differences between women and men, who come mainly characterized by the sexual organs and reproductive functions. However, these differences are bound to come to different skills andattitudes associated with sex, age and social class, and lead to the differentiation of men and women in their abilities, behaviors and personalities. In this set of features mainly associated withprocesses of socialization and marked by culture, is what we call gender. It’s a basic part of our identity. When we think about who are us? We begin by thinking of ourselves as male or female.Communication
Language is also part of the different ways that women and men think about friendship most North American men believe that friendship means doing things together such as campingor playing tennis. Women in the other hand, usually identify their best friend as someone with whom they talk frequently. Deborah Tannen's studies found these gender differences in communicativestyles. Men tend to talk more than women in public situations, but women tend to talk more than men at home. Women are more likely to be face to face to each other and make eye contact when speaking, whileit is more likely than men to look away from each other. Girls and women tend to talk extensively on a subject, but boys and men tend to jump from one topic to another. By listening, the women makemore noise as "mm-hmm" and "uh" while men tend to listen in silence. Women are inclined to express agreement and support, while men are more inclined to discuss. Still, not all research supports...