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A Gender Continuum: Performing Gender (and Sexuality)
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DeFrancisco, Victoria. 2010. “A Gender Continuum: Performing Gender (and Sexuality)”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The purpose of this activity is to raise students’ awareness of gender and related social identities as performance and socially created. I use this activity to illustrate and extend course readings on nonverbal behavior, gendered body identities, how communication creates gender, race, class, sexuality, etc., the verbal and nonverbal contributors to...

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Subject Area(s):
Sex and Gender
Resource Type(s):
Class Activity
Class Level(s):
College 300

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