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gender identification

Definition of Gender Identification

(noun) The process of identifying with a gender.

Gender Identification Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /ˈdʒɛndər aɪˌdɛn(t)əfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
    • British English
      • /ˈdʒɛndə ʌɪˌdɛntᵻfᵻˈkeɪʃn/
  • Syllabification: (gen·der i·den·ti·fi·ca·tion)

Usage Notes

  • Plural: gender identifications
  • Cognition, conditioning, identification, and imitation are part of the process of gender identification.

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Reference

Rosenblum, Karen Elaine, and Toni-Michelle Travis. 2012. The Meaning of Difference: American Constructions of Race, Sex and Gender, Social Class, Sexual Orientation, and Disability. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Cite the Definition of Gender Identification

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “gender identification.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 26, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/gender-identification/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

gender identification. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/gender-identification/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “gender identification.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 26, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/gender-identification/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“gender identification.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 26 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/gender-identification/>.