SOCY 2600 Gender and Society
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 51.5.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Gender as a system of inequality that shapes social life and the distribution of resources and privilege. Particular attention to gender as a social construct and the real consequences of gender in different social institutions such as the workplace, family, and schools. Discussion of movements for gender equality. This course is the same as Women's Studies 3420 [51.5].
Prerequisite: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] with a grade of B- or higher, or Core Studies 3 with a grade of B- or higher, or Sociology *1101 , or permission of the chairperson.