Course Guide for
(last updated 09/2011)

Developed by Mary Nell Trautner, PhD
University at Buffalo, SUNY


Social Construction of Sex & Gender



Patriarchy / Oppression

Patriarchy as Male Dominated

Patriarchy as Male Identified

Patriarchy as Male Centered


“Doing Gender,” Gender as Performance



White privilege


Childhood Gender Socialization


Gender & Language


Gender & Mass Media


Gender & Work

The Wage Gap


Gender & Sports


Sexuality: Homophobia


Sexuality: Sexual Behavior


Gender & the Body

Physical appearance and beauty work

Obesity and overweight

Gender and Family


Hegemonic Masculinity


Intimate Partner Violence


Sexual Harassment


Forced Sex & Sexual Assault

Anti-Rape Campaigns


Visions for the Future

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