May 20, 2024  
UOFM 2022-2023 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 
    
UOFM 2022-2023 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 4221 - Gender and Culture

Credit Hours: (3)
Description: This course provides an overview of different anthropological approaches to the study of gender and sexuality. Issues discussed will include: evolutionary perspectives and bio-cultural perspectives on sex/gender, the domestic/public divide and the division of labor, social variations in cultural constructions of femininity and masculinity, queering the anthropological approach to gender and sexualities, and the mutually-constitutive roles of the state in gendered/sex practices. The course provides students a theoretical foundation for understanding gender as a central issue in anthropological pursuits. Cross listing: 6221



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