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Gender & Sexual Identities
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How to Cite

Mezey, Nancy. 2011. “Gender &Amp; Sexual Identities”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, June. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course draws on sociological and feminist theories of identity to question the definitions, constructions, deconstructions, ambivalences, and socially constructed nature of gender and sexual identities. In questioning such identities, this course aims at helping students understand the connections between gender and sexuality, and how those two...


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College 300
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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. To develop an analytical framework with which to study gender and sexual identities
  2. "To develop an understanding of how social, cultural, political, and economic conditions shape personal identities. "
  3. To understand how gender and sexuality are related to one another, as well as to race and class in shaping personal experiences and identities.

Goal Assessment(s):

  1. "Through the final research project"
  2. Through the midterm exam
  3. Through the reflection paper

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