The Cross-Cultural Construction of Gender
Listed in: Women's and Gender Studies, as WAGS-100
Formerly listed as: WAGS-11
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Margaret R. Hunt (Section 01)
Krupa Shandilya (Section 01)
This course introduces students to the issues involved in the social and historical construction of gender and gender roles from a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspective. Topics change from year-to-year and have included women and social change; male and female sexualities including homosexualities; the uses and limits of biology in explaining human gender differences; women’s participation in production and reproduction; the relationship among gender, race and class as intertwining oppressions; women, men and globalization; and gender and warfare.
Spring semester. Professors Hunt and Shandilya.
Cost: 55.00 ?
Offerings2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014