ANTH 3504 – Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Provides analysis of the cultural conditions (both material and ideological) that shape the meanings underlying masculinity and femininity in various cultural contexts. Perspectives from Marxist and feminist theory, political economy, psychodynamic/psychological anthropology, and evolutionary psychology are utilized to understand gendered differences in cultural behavior. Prerequisites: ANTH 1024or WS 1004; and at least 1 2000 level or above anthropology course and FYS 1104. Also listed as WS 3514. III A or IV; V