This course focuses on the institutionalized production of masculinity and femininity as relevant social identities. Topics to be considered include the acqusition of gender in early life; the workplace as a site of gender differentiation; cultural representations of gender and sexuality; the racialized character of gender identities. Emphasis will be placed on various theories that have been advanced to explain sexual differentiation and male dominance.
COURSE FORMAT: Lecture/Discussion
Level: UGRD Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC Grading Mode: Graded
Prerequisites: SOC151 Links to Web Resources For This Course.
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