Exploring Gender Through Cultural Anthropology
Gender seems simple. There are men, and there are women, right? Wrong! Take this course and learn how cultures all over the world think about gender. This is an introductory Cultural Anthropology course focusing on Gender.
Topics discussed include: the cultural construction of gender, multiple gender identities, human sexuality around the world, sexual orientation, gendered divisions in life (space, clothes, language, and labor), gendered stratification, gender inequality, gender ideology, and exploitation.
- software to open PDF files (if you want to complete PDF worksheets on your computer)
- a printer, paper, and pen/pencil (ONLY if you want to print out worksheets and write on them)
Who This Course is For
- someone who knows nothing (or only a little) about Anthropology, and wants to learn
- someone who is taking a college class about Anthropology and wants more information
This course is part of my “Anthropology 4U” series of Anthropology courses. The courses can be taken in any order, and you don’t need to know anything about Anthropology to take these courses.
What You Will Learn
- how to distinguish between the terms sex and gender
- how to explain how gender identities and gender roles vary across cultures
- to identify gendered divisions in different aspects of life
- to describe examples of gender inequality
Enroll now, and learn about Gender through Anthropology! I look forward to seeing you in class!
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2.5 hours of video
- Skill level Beginner
- Language English
- Students 50
- Assessments Yes