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Willamette University

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Anthropology

ANTH 345 Sex and Gender in Anthropological Perspective (1)

An examination of gender and sex cross-culturally and in evolutionary perspective. Some of the topics we may consider include women and men in prehistory; notions of masculinity, femininity; transgenderism and same-sex sexualities; love, marriage, and family; sexual divisions of labor and economic organization; women's and men's involvement in ritual and religion; and impact of sociocultural change and globalization of sex and gender.

Prerequisite: No prerequisite, though ANTH 150 or courses in Women's Studies are recommended.

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Staff