Gender & Gender Inequality • Agenda • Objective • To understand contemporary theories of gender and gender inequality. • Schedule: • Introduction • Presentation Preparation • Presentations! Homework: Research Paper Analysis Memo Due: Friday 1/4 Final Research Paper Due: Tuesday 1/15
Gender and Gender Inequality • This unit we will be consider with the questions: • What is gender? • How are beliefs about gender used to shape inequality in institutions (in particular the family and the workplace)? • To answer these questions you will work in groups and design and deliver original presentations on contemporary sociology of gender!
Gender & Gender Inequality Presentations • You will be placed in groups responsible for reading one article on one of the following topics: • What is Gender? “Doing Gender” • Jon, Ian, Emilie, Clayton, Emily, Aisling • Becoming Boys and Girls “No Way My Boys Are Going to Be Like That!” • Kevin, Andy, Carolina, Erin, Abby, Sam • Gender At Home “Spending Time With the Kids: Meanings of Family Time for Fathers” • Colin, Matt, Ben, Eden, Hannah, Bradley • Gender At Work “Why Marcia You’ve Changed!” • Cecilia, Yulyssa, Ned, Tucker, James, JJ • With your group you will… • See assignment!