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Thorne, Barrie. 2010. “GENDER AND THE POLITICS OF CHILDHOOD”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


Focusing on the early years of life, this course will explore gender and age as interrelated dimensions of social structure, meaning, and identity. We will first consider social practices that help constitute embodied experiences of gender and of growing older. We will then discuss the gendered politics of childhood in the context of particular issues:...

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Sex and Gender
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College 300

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