3. Family members like older brother, uncles and male relatives act as catalysts or role models in the development of masculinity. Fathers are ‘pushers’ or role models or create a expectation bridge that a boy will want to cross. Social class creates a relaxed or focused approach toward sports. Lower class people see sports as a means to uphold the community values of the class and see sports as a way of making a decent living, while upper class people can afford a forward thinking and pursue education with or without sports.
1. Among the Arapesh, both the males and females are co-operative, unaggressive and responsive to the demands of others and mild. In contrast, Mundugumor men and women are ruthless, aggressive and have a personality that we in our culture would find in a very violent man. Tchambuli women are impersonal, dominant and the managing partner whereas the males in their society are passive, less responsible and emotionally more dependent.
2. Considering the vast human differences between the males and females of the Arapesh, Mundugumor and Tchambuli it clear that the individuals have raised their children generation after generation with the same values. Children in the societies described have been subject to the conditioning; the fact that they did not resist the conditioning and accepted it as a norm of the society proves that human nature can be conditioned to whatever situation it faces.
3. United Sates still has the social setting where men have a set characterization and women have a certain characterization. This does not mean it is a ‘general’ character set applicable to all societies. Although there are deviations, yet most males and females confirm to the character set described. The conditioning of youth takes place on this same character set.
1. Subtle discrimination is an oxymoron because it has been internalized and accepted by men and some women. Blatant discrimination