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Lisa Moore Interim, Director 2505 University Avenue, A4900, Burdine Hall 536, Austin Texas 78712 • 512-471-5765

Fall 2007

WGS 322 • 1-SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
49800 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
UTC 4.134
WILLIAMS

Course Description

The course is designed to assist the student in developing an understanding of the social organization of gender. We will examine current differences between males and females in American society in terms of both their public (work, politics) and private (marriage, parenting, sexuality) roles. We will explain the origins of these gender differences through an investigation of the contributions of biology, socialization, and cultural ideology. UPPER-DIVISION STANDING REQUIRED. COURSE NUMBER MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT WHEN THE TOPICS VARY. INEQUALITY BETWEEN THE SEXES; MEN'S AND WOMEN'S CHANGING ROLES IN SOCIETY. INCLUDES CROSS-CULTURAL CONTENT. SAME AS SOC 333K.

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