SOC 310 - Gender and Society

This course introduces students to key issues in the study of women and gender-such as class, race, sexuality, family life, work, and political power-and to the various methods of inquiry that different academic disciplines use to examine these issues. The course analyzes what it means to be female in contemporary societies, seeks to discover the historical factors that have shaped the current status of women from all parts of the world, and explores the various means by which women have attempted to achieve equality and empowerment.

Credit hours: 3

Last updated: 05/23/2022