Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type B: Social Sciences - Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective

Anthropology 2116 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective
After a brief introduction to the anthropological approach, different cultural interpretations of gender roles and abilities are discussed. Homosexuality will be examined cross-culturally. How some human societies organize sexual differences by assigning work roles and other activities is also reviewed. Societies at various technological levels will be used as examples. This includes forager, horticultural, pastoral, agricultural, and industrial societies, specifically in Scandinavia, Japan, Russia and Canada.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Cross-List(s): Gender and Women's Studies 2116
Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Notes: Gender and Women's Studies Group 1 Course
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences