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Using The Simpsons to teach Gender Issues
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Hare, Sara C. 2010. “Using The Simpsons to Teach Gender Issues”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


The Simpsons television show incorporates storylines about gender in many of its episodes. The short, humorous clips help to illustrate topics during class discussion. I provide a table that lists the specific gender concepts that are covered, the episode name and number, as well as a brief description of how the concept is incorporated into the plot.

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

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