Doing Gender, Definition(s) of

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"Changing gender roles." (Brannen & Nilsen citing Bengston)

Gender is the activity of managing situated conduct in light of normative conceptions of attitudes and activities appropriate of one's sex category (Fenstermaker & West, 2002, p.5).

Glossary Source: 

As defined by Brannen & Nilsen citing Bengston in Adulthood: Changing Concepts and Definitions, a Sloan Work-Family Encyclopedia Entry. Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College. Retrieved from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=6.

Fenstermaker, S.,& West C. (Eds.). (2002). Doing gender, doing difference. Social inequality, power and resistance. New York : Routledge.