Sex and Gender Teaching


­SOC 305: Sociology of Sex and Gender

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the concepts, theory, and issues of sex and gender. We will begin with a basic introduction to the sociological understanding of sex and gender and major theoretical perspectives concerning how sex and gender intersect with race, class, and other social phenomena. Then we will move into an examination of sex and gender in major social institutions such as the family, work, education, and medicine. We will also explore sex and gender in the media, globalization, the environment, sports, and contemporary politics.