Masculinity: Psychology, Science, and History|
Spring 2008 not offered
This course analyzes the theories of masculinity in the 20th century and the multiple connections between masculinity and modern science. Considered are the claims of the masculine epistemic grounding of science, the "natural" conditions of masculine human kinds, and the ongoing crises or transformations in masculinity. Readings consist of primary and secondary source materials, and class meetings incorporate student presentations and interpretations of the materials.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
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S. Bordo, FLIGHT FROM OBJECTIVITY
E.F. Keller, GENDER AND SCIENCE
S. Traweek, BEAMTIMES AND LIFETIMES: THE WORLD OF HIGH ENERGY PHYSICISTS
A. Petersen, UNMASKING THE MASCULINE: MEN AND IDENTITY IN A SCEPTICAL AGE
G. Bedermasenn, MANLINNESS AND CIVILIZATION
M. Pollack, REAL BOYS
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One exam, short papers, research paper, class presentations.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is an elective course in psychology.
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