Spring 2018 Gender: An Anthropological Perspective
Anthropology and Sociology, as ANTH-335 | Sexuality, Women's and Gender Studies, as SWAG-335
Formerly listed as: ANTH-35
Faculty Deborah B. Gewertz (Section 01) Description
(Offered as ANTH 225 and SWAG 335) This seminar provides an analysis of male-female relationships from a cross-cultural perspective, focusing upon the ways in which cultural factors modify and exaggerate the biological differences between men and women. Consideration will be given to the positions of men and women in the evolution of society, and in different contemporary social, political, and economic systems, including those of the industrialized nations.
Limited to 20 students. Spring semester. Professor Gewertz.
If Overenrolled: If the course is overenrolled, will privilege majors and ask students to provide the reasons they wish to take the course. Course times and locations ANTH 335 - L/D Section 01 Tu 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM MORG 110 Textbooks
Below are the textbooks used in this course, along with pricing information and availability at local bookstores. The price range shown is based upon queries to multiple online booksellers; click on the the price field to see detailed pricing information.
This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.
ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
9780226476582 Gay Fatherhood: Narratives of Family and Citizenship in America University of Chicago Press Ellen Lewin Amherst Books From $7.99-$49.19
9780520075375 Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil University of California Press Nancy Scheper-Hughes Amherst Books From $12.26-$54.68
9780520271487 Dude, You're a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School University of California Press C. J. Pascoe Amherst Books From $10.50-$45.86
9780520288683 Jailcare: Finding the Safety Net for Women behind Bars University of California Press Carolyn Sufrin Amherst Books From $10.38-$38.94
978-0520938977 Wayward Women University of California Press Wardlow, Holly Amherst Books TBD
9780674725164 Do Muslim Women Need Saving? Harvard University Press Lila Abu-Lughod Amherst Books From $11.26-$56.15
9780813544298 Pleasures and Perils: Girls' Sexuality in a Caribbean Consumer Culture (Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies) Rutgers University Press Debra Curtis Amherst Books From $29.95-$106.40
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