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DIVST 210 - Masculinities in the U.S.:CD



5.0 Credits
Investigating masculinity/ies in the U. S. in relationship to power, social class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, homophobia and family structure. Focus on media representations of masculinity and their interaction with the process of socialization.   Prerequisite: Placement into ENGL 100.

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:  

  1. Contrast constructions of ‘sex’ (biological origins) with constructions of ‘gender’ (social origins). [REASON]
  2. Define and analyze constructs of masculinity in contrast to constructs of femininity. [REASON]
  3. Analyze institutional and structural inequality with respect to gender and sexuality. [EXPLORE]
  4. Define and analyze constructs of masculinity and homophobia in American culture. [EXPLORE]
  5. Analyze the impact of changing family patterns on the family structure in American culture. [EXPLORE]
  6. Demonstrate a critical understanding of how masculine identities develop, how they are changing, and how they affect individuals and groups.  [REASON]



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