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The term man means human being in general while woman refers to female. African Gender and sex role socialization in Illinois families, for instance, are more likely than Caucasians to model an egalitarian role structure for their children Staples and Boulin Johnson Young boys and girls learn about the ways in which they should act and look, according to their gender, from their peers and family.
Individuals internalize social expectations for gender norms and behave accordingly. Erikson proposed that most adolescents eventually achieve a sense of identity regarding who they are and where their lives are headed. However, gender inequality continues in family life, the workplace, and popular values.
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