POLS 3153 The Politics of Masculinities

3 hours; 3 credits

Concepts and theories of the political, social, and cultural construction of masculinity/masculinities and femininity/femininities. The investigation of the intersection of gender, sexuality, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and class as forms of power and identification in the lives of American men. Exploration of the variations in men?s experiences across racial/ethnic, class, and sexual lines. This course is the same as Women?s and Gender Studies 3353.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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