Sociology of Gender

SOCIOL XL M162

Examination of processes by which gender is socially constructed. Topics include distinction between biological sex and sociological gender, causes and consequences of gender inequality, and recent changes in gender relations in modern industrial societies. 

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Online
Starting at $798.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore how gender is shaped by social, cultural, historical, political, and economic factors
  • Apply sociological ideas to our gendered lived experience
  • Ask about the enduring effects of social structures, institutional patterns, and history on the social construction of gender
  • Reflect upon socialization, identity, and the development of a gendered self through cross-cultural examples
  • Examine the subjective experiences of intersectionality and the structural dimensions of inequalities
  • Utilize diverse media including podcasts, videos, films, websites, and visual art in our efforts to master sociological ideas and concepts

About this course:

Examination of processes by which gender is socially constructed. Topics include distinction between biological sex and sociological gender, causes and consequences of gender inequality, and recent changes in gender relations in modern industrial societies.  Transferable for UC credit.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Instructor: Terri L. Anderson
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$798.00
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Notes

Midterm and final exams are proctored online; additional requirements include microphone, headphones/speakers, and webcam. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 25, 2021. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Book: MEN EXPLAIN THINGS TO ME by Rebecca Solnit

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