Dec 08, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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SOC 160 - (BH) Sociology of Gender

Semester Hours: 3
Fall, Spring
This course analyzes the ramifications of being born female or male (biological sex) and the ways in which gender is socially constructed and maintained by social, economic and political institutions. Also explored is gender as a power system and the consequences of recent shifts in the meaning of masculinity and femininity. The course examines how gender roles and relations are contested by social movements and social change. Students develop an understanding of the basic concepts of gender, gender roles and the gender system.





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