Understand the intersection of gender and social institutions.
In this discussion forum, students are required to provide a brief summary and analysis of a selected supplementary material (e.g. professional web-site, journal article, current event, book, or movie).
Option one: Select a supplementary article, video, etc. that relates to the readings. Provide a summary of your selected material. Next, explain how your selected material is related to the weekly readings and include two references to the readings. Also include an APA-formatted citation and link for the source. Respond to two other posts.
Option two: Select a movie that relates to the topics discussed in the course. Provide a brief summary of the movie and gender-related issues. Next, explain how your selected movie is related to the weekly readings and include two references to the readings. Respond to two other posts.
Andersen, M. & Witham, D. H. (2011). Thinking about women: Sociological perspectives on sex and gender (9th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Connell, R.W. (2000). The men and the boys. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press