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The University of Maine    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 245 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective


An exploration into the commonality and diversity of sex and gender roles in cross-cultural perspective and an examination of cultural and bio-social explanations for why such diversity exists.  Foci include contemporary approaches to sex and gender, changing views about men’s and women’s roles in human evolution, the conditions under which gender roles vary in contemporary societies and the issues surrounding gender equality, power and politics.

General Education Requirements: Satisfies the General Education Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Ethics Requirements.

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Odd Years

Credits: 3