May 23, 2019  
2015-2016 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
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SOWK 417 - Sex and Gender in Contemporary Society

(3 cr) This course explores changing roles for women and men in contemporary society. Rapid social change creates crisis and opportunity for individuals and society. Women and men are presently undergoing transitions in the social psychological, economic, and political spheres of their lives. Students critically analyze some of the current changes in gender roles. Lecture material is integrated with experiential material in the form of classroom activities. It is assumed that students have a basic knowledge of core concepts in sociology and social work. Prerequisites: SOCI 203  or permission of instructor.



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