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SOC215 / SO55

 

 

The Sociology Of Gender

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Considers a number of gender-related questions facing U.S. society. What economic, social and cultural changes have modified traditional definitions of femininity and masculinity? How is gender socially constructed, reconstructed and deconstructed? Considers implications of changing gender roles for personal relationships among women, between women and men, and among men. How do women and men experience situations differently? Students learn about feminist movements, their impact on men’s movements, and their implications for social change. Is there movement toward sexual equality? Explores cultural consequences of gender inequality in various institutions, and also examines intricate web of interrelationships between gender, race, class and age.

 


Prerequisite
SOC101

 


Offered On
Ammerman Campus in Selden

 


Credits:  3