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GEND 231 Genders and Sexualities in Global Perspective

Faculty: Heath, Warren
Content: Gender as it has been socially, culturally, and historically constituted in different times and places. Theoretical developments in the anthropology of gender. Cross-cultural exploration using examples from a wide range of societies, past and present. The relationship between cultural definitions of gender and the social experience of women, men, and alternative gender roles, such as the Native American two-spirits, the hijra of India, and global perspectives on contemporary transgender experiences.
Prerequisites: SOAN 100, SOAN 110, or sophomore standing.
Usually offered: Annually, fall and spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.

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