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WGST 3353 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 Political Science 3153.

Prerequisite or corequisite: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] or Women?s and Gender Studies 1001 [12] or English 1010 [1] or English *1012 [2] or permission of the coordinator.


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