Desire, Love, and Work I: The Social Making of Gender
The primary objective of this course is to develop an understanding of the social making of gender in contemporary society. As a basis for this, anthropological and historical perspectives will also be covered. The focus of this course will be on a critical investigation of the social creation of gender and of the gendered division of labour and patriarchal social organization. The social making of normality and deviance in relation to gender will be explored. PREREQ: SOCI 1015 or permission of the instructor. (lec 3) cr 3. This course may be counted towards a concentration in Women's and Gender Studies or the Certificate in Family Life Studies and Human Sexuality. Students may not retain credit for SOCI 2636 and SOCI 3626/3627(3625).