Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Anth 532 Gender, Sex, and Sexuality in Anthropological Perspectives

A theoretical introduction to gender, sex, and sexuality, including ethnographic examples from around the world. Explores biological and social aspects of sex and gender as they intersect with race, class, and nationality. Examines how gender relates to care work, kinship, and social reproduction. Considers transnational migration, surveillance, biopower, and political battles over reproductive technologies, gender-affirmative surgery, and sex work.


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