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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine 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: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Ethics

Course Typically Offered: Alternate Years

Credits: 3