Fall 2011 not offered
This course will examine gender as a construct with biological, social, and psychological dimensions. Theories of gender and gender differences will be reviewed and critiqued. We will also take an empirical look at gender differences across a variety of psychological and social phenomena and look at varying ways in which gender can be conceptualized and measured for the purpose of psychological inquiry. A major focus of the course will be on diverse experiences of gender identity, our ever-expanding terminology of gender (e.g., "gender queer"), and the pyschological and social implications of those identities.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FGSS)(PSYC)
Selected chapters and articles.
Lippa, Richard (2005). GENDER, NATURE, AND NURTURE.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Several short writing assignments; midterm examination; take-home final exam; writing project.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a column 3 Breadth Requirement course.
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