Jun 30, 2022  
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2012 
    
Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2012
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AMST 338 - Gender and Urban Life



This course specifically addresses the relationship between urban America and ideas of gender as well as race and class. Through readings, discussion, and observation, participants will examine how the urban experience both reflects and influences cultural definitions of male and female. Critical themes under investigation will include commercialization of sexuality, the idea of the city as a place for personal freedom for both men and women, the city as a dangerous place for women, women as workers, and the relationship between race and gender for African-Americans in the city. (3 hours)

Listed also as HIST 368 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102  or departmental consent.

This course will satisfy the history core area requirement.



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