2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ANTH 240 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspectives (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Social Sciences; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ANTHR 240

Course Description
An introduction to the anthropology of gender using a global and comparative approach to explore the diversity of women’s experiences and perspectives in relation to their bodies; to men, children, and other women; and to their culture and society.

Student Outcomes
1. Identify, define, and discuss theoretical perspectives on the anthropology of gender.
2. Distinguish between Western feminism and feminist anthropology.
3. Compare and discuss global cross-cultural constructions of fertility and reproduction.
4. Identify, analyze, and compare patterns of love, marriage, and romance from a global cross-cultural perspective.
5. Define and distinguish between concepts of sex, gender, and sexual orientation.
6. Examine and discuss the cultural construction of gender from a global cross-cultural perspective.
7. Discuss gender stratification from a global cross-cultural perspective.
8. Discuss and compare examples of gendered violence from a global cross-cultural perspective.
9. Examine and discuss the impact of colonialism and globalization on social, political, and economic situation of women from a global cross-cultural perspective.



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