Aug 08, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
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ANTH 464 - Anthropology of Gender


Units: 3
Three hours seminar per week
Prerequisite(s): ANTH 102  
Description: Provides an overview of anthropological approaches to the study of gender, including the ways in which gender shapes cultural systems and how it varies cross-culturally and across time and space. Discusses biological and evolutionary perspectives on gender, domestic/public dichotomy, division of labor, cultural constructions of femininity and masculinity, how conceptions of the body inform gender and sexual identity, third genders and alternative sexualities, and the roles of the state, kinship, and ideology in gender systems.
Graded: Letter Grade



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