SOCIO 027 - Gender in Contemporary Society - Units 3

Advisories: ENG-001A with a grade of "C" or better.

This course is designed to examine changing sex roles in contemporary society, with a special emphasis on gender in the United States. The context of a historical and comparative analysis of men and women`s varying roles, statuses, and life chances is explored. Social problems, such as domestic violence, economic and social discrimination, are also examined. This course also addresses the feminist movement, the men`s movement and the conservative backlash to feminism. (UC, CSU)