WGS 393 • Readings in Gender and Sexuality
This course is designed to provide a forum for discussion of recently published works in the sociology of gender and sexuality. The course begins with an overview of the major theoretical perspectives in the sociology of sexuality. Then it focuses on new research in the field. Included among the topics we will discuss are sexual identity, stratified reproduction, and the culture wars over the recognition of sexual minorities. This class is intended for students with a background in sociology and feminist theory. Students who are not in the sociology department must receive professor's permission to enroll in the class.