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SOCY 1024 Gender and Society (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course explores the formation, experience, and change of women's and men's social lives in history. Topics include (1) gendered differences in the organization of power, kinship, economic well-being, race, national identity, and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, and culture; (2) socialization into masculine and feminine social roles; (3) the impact of global economic and technological change on social constructions of gender; (4) gender, popular culture, and the mass media; (5) gender equality and social justice.


Instructor(s): Abigail Brooks and The Department

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: This can be taken as part of the Women's Studies minor.


Last Updated: 05-Mar-14