Within the Discussion Board area, write 300-500 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples and scholarly resources to reinforce your ideas.
Gender roles in US society have changed dramatically since the 1950s. This assignment requires that you adapt the perspective of the gender opposite from yours. If you are a male, answer the following questions about the changing female role in society. If you are a female, answer the following questions about the changing male role in society.
In your discussion board post, you will:
- Discuss how the roles of the gender opposite of your own have changes from the 1950s to today.
- In your answer you will want to be sure to address:
- Changes in family roles and responsibilities
- Changes in legal and political rights
- Changes in the workforce.
- Then answer the following question: How have these changes impacted gender expectations today?