Interdisciplinary Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

SOCI 605: Gender and Social Structure

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Credits: 3

Reviews theories explaining the development and maintenance of gender. Using historical and comparative data, examines perceived, prescribed, and actual sex differentiation in social, political, and economic roles. Begins with gender as a social structure and then examines contemporary research as support or refutation for variety of theoretical paradigms. Includes discussion of gender in intimate relationship and the public sector.

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