SOC Sociology of Gender (SOC 142)
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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Sociology of Gender (SOC 142)
School of Humanities & Sciences
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[ Academia ] [ Litigation ] [ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Relevant Course outside SLS for those interested in Civil Rights : Students interested in a public interest practice should consider taking 1 or more civil rights or discrimination courses analyzing social and political problems from different perspectives for a more in-depth understanding of the issues.
General course Description:
(Graduate students register for 242.) Gender inequality in contemporary American society and how it is maintained. The social and relative nature of knowledge and the problems this poses for understanding sex differences and gendered behavior in society. Analytical levels of explanation for gender inequalities: socialization, interaction processes, and socioeconomic processes; arguments and evidence for each approach. The social consequences of gender inequality such as the feminization of poverty, and problems of interpersonal relations.
Course Style: A Substantive course teaches the law, theory, and policy in a particular area of law