Honors | Women, Gender and Culture
G101 | 2405 | Gremillion


This course provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary study of
gender - the social creation and culture representation of feminity
and masculinity. Students will examine beliefs and practices
surrounding sexual difference as matters of political struggle and
debate. This course provides an introduction to the study of the
construction of gender roles in culture. Assigned reading, lecture and
some discussion will focus on topics such as theory, cultural and
class identity, representation of the body, interpersonal
relationships, the global economy, employment and welfare, women's
health issues, crime, the military, the environment, and theory,
vision and action for social change.

Course Requirements: Short response papers and/or in-class quizzes,
midterm, and final examination.

Course Text: Gwyn Kirk and Margo Okazawa-Rey, Women's Lives:
Multicultural perspectives