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SOC 262 Sociology Of Sex & Gender

An examination of conceptions of the nature of male and female, along with an examination of the kinds of behavior that are created to be the norm and appropriate to each. This course will investigate how gender expectations are constructed and disseminated in society, and how they are mediated by race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and other factors. Attention will be paid to social justice issues involving oppression and discrimination based on gener or sexual orientation. Fulfills Diversity Requirement. Fall (L11)