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    Davidson College
   
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
 
    
Catalog 2017-2018
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GSS 101 - Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies


Instructor
Fackler, Gonzalez, Horowitz, Tilburg

This class provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the analytical tools, key scholarly debates, history, and research subfields of gender and sexuality studies. It pays particular attention to the construction and deployment of gender as a cultural category across various social institutions. Students will learn to assess and analyze documents pertaining to the history of and contemporary state of feminisms and women's rights, masculinity, queer theory, disability studies, body image and consumer culture, intersectionality, as well as a host of gendered questions related to health, work, the family, violence, and politics.

Satisfies Liberal Studies distribution requirement.
Satisfies the Justice, Equality, and Community requirement.



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