Sociology of Gender

Sociology of Gender

Lectures: 30

Seminars: 15

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 4

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Antić Gaber Milica

The course Sociology of gender provide students with contemporary theoretical discussions on gender and gender differentiations in sociology and wider in the social sciences as well as with the relationship of sociology towards sex and gender before the appearance feminist sociology. Discussion of the difference between biological differences (sex) and social and cultural affected differences (gender) and questioning of this difference as well. Process of the development of gender identity will be discussed. Influence of gender to the position of the individual in the social structure and everyday life will be thematized as well as reproduction and changes of gender differences in the different areas: gender and socialization, gender and education, gender and family roles, changes of gender roles; gender and the notions of masculinity and femininity, gender divisions of labor, employment, gender segregation and segmentation of jobs, feminization and masculinization of professions and/or fields of work; gender and power and gender inequalities in politics; gender and violence. Students will be provided with theoretical texts and with empirical analysis of the position of genders in the society.