WOMENSTD 447 - Sociology of Gender
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
SOC 200, 301, 443, PSYCH 405, WOMENSTD 405, permission of instructor.
Other Course Info:
(Gender in the Discipline).
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to the sociological study of gender that focuses on how gender is embedded in social life. At the individual level, gender is an essential aspect of personhood and personal experience; at the institutional level, gender is a major way that societies differentiate their members. At both the individual and institutional levels, gender intersects with race, class, and sexuality to structure identities, rights, privileges, and opportunities. Specific topics of study include gender identity, how children and adults "become" gendered and "do" their gender(s), gender and sport, gender and desire, the binary nature of the North American gender order, transgenderism, and intersexuality.

WOMENSTD 447 - Sociology of Gender
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001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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