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2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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WGS 317 - Sociology of Gender

Explores gender as a socially constructed system of stratification. Topics may include how ideas about gender shape childhood, families, education, work, violence, science, and social inequality. Examines how gender intersects with other socially constructed systems of stratification, including race, sexuality, class, age, and ability. Fulfills Cultures - U.S. Diversity. Part of the Identity Issue. Cross-listed with SOC 317. Offered fall semester. Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Credits: 3

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