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The Politics of Queer Sexuality
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Daniels, Jessie. 2011. “The Politics of Queer Sexuality”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, June. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


This course introduces students to the "politics of queer sexuality." The term "queer" as it is used in this course is an inclusive term used to refer to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and straight people who do not accept the hegemonic norms of gender and sexuality. The course encompasses research from a variety of fields, including the...

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College 300
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Learning Goals and Assessments

Learning Goal(s):

  1. "1. To learn the contemporary theories about sexuality and gender identity.2.To understand how current debates about queer politics are rooted in historical debates about the nature of sexuality."
  2. 3. To become aware of the concept of "heteronormativity" and how it informs understanding of the politics of queer sexuality.
  3. 4. To apply the knowledge gained in this class to life beyond the classroom.

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