HNRS 259

Gender and Globalization

Prerequisites: GNDR 102, or 100- or 200-level ANTH course, and permission of instructor. How are gender and sexuality imagined and experienced in today's global political economy? This course focuses on the changing roles of men and women in the family and workplace due to transnational immigration and exchange. Case studies include the feminized economies of maids, nannies, and service workers, and the creation of masculine and gay identities on the global stage. May be counted as an auxiliary course toward the minor in gender studies. III.O, V.4, V.5

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