SOCY 7344X Sociology of Gender
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 749.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Exploration of the social construction of gender as a major social category and its production and maintenance as a master social status. Issues that will be explored are: gender and parenting; social scripting of sexuality; micropolitics of gender; gender, production, and power in nonindustrialized societies; gender and class in industrialized societies; occupational gender segregation in post-industrial societies; gender, class, and racial oppression in the United States; theories and strategies of feminism.