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Gender Studies

Overview of Gender Studies

Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary program that analyzes the significance of gender—and the cognate subjects of sex, sexuality, race, ethnicity, class, religion, and nationality—in all areas of human life, especially in the social formation of human identities, practices, and institutions.

Related disciplines include: American Studies, Anthropology, Film, Television, and Theater, History (US and Canada), History (Western European), English Language and Literature, Political ScienceSociology, among others.

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Online Resources for Gender Studies