Jan 18, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMST 310 - Gender and Inequality in America

(3.00)
An examination of the ways in which gender roles and gender relations are constructed and experienced in American society. The course explores the development of a woman's "sphere" denoting women's position in the family and home; cultural definitions of femininity and masculinity through mass media, education and other agencies of socialization; the relationship between wage-earning and household work; and feminist consciousness and politics. Special attention is paid to the ways in which gender-based experiences are divided by other social relations, particularly those of class, race and age. Recommended Preparation: One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.

Course ID: 50033
Consent: No Special Consent Required
Components: Lecture
Course Equivalents: AMST 310H 
Attributes: Arts and Humanities (GEP), Arts and Humanities (GFR)
Same as Offered: GWST 310 



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