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  Gender Studies Program :: University of Notre Dame
Gender Studies 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.
Gender Studies also provides its students and alumni with an intellectual framework in which the analysis of gender and its cognates can be creatively and critically applied to their personal, familial, professional, and civic roles.
In the context of the Catholic identity of Notre Dame, Gender Studies facilitates the study of the intersection of gender and religion in the shaping of ethics, culture, and politics.
www.nd.edu /~gender   (186 words)

  
  Gender studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gender studies is a theoretical work in the social sciences or humanities that focuses on issues of sex and gender in language and society, and often addresses related issues including racial and ethnic oppression, postcolonial societies, and globalization.
Work in gender studies is often associated with work in feminist theory, queer studies, and other theoretical aspects of cultural studies.
While work in gender studies is principally found in humanities departments and publications (in areas such as English literature and other literary studies), it is also found in social-scientific areas such as anthropology, sociology, and psychology.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gender_studies   (467 words)

  
 USC College Department of Gender Studies
Gender Studies at USC is an interdisciplinary program composed of faculty, students, and associated scholars who work together to examine the world through the lens of gender.
Gender Studies at USC was founded more than thirty years ago as the program in the Study of Women and Men in Society.
At USC Gender Studies, we are proud of our heritage of intellectual challenges to traditional curricula and to sexism in American society and culture.
college.usc.edu /swms/home   (268 words)

  
 Gender Studies: Welcome - The University of Sydney
Gender Studies provides a forum in which to critically engage with the changing representations and meanings of gender in our everyday world and provides the tools to analyse a wide range of issues.
The Department of Gender Studies at the University of Sydney is the leading centre for research into gender and culture in Australia.
Studying gender also profoundly enriches study and work in the humanities and social sciences as well as law, the physical sciences, government, and education.
www.arts.usyd.edu.au /departs/gender   (297 words)

  
 Gender Studies Collection Development Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Courses focus on the investigation of gender as an element of relationships in the social order and as a primary category of experience; they examine the embeddedness of gender in social patterns and processes and draw attention to the ways in which ideological conceptions of femininity and masculinity shape human institutions and human development.
Gender Studies is a truly multidisciplinary area, therefore the Library of Congress classifications are not useful.
The small Gender Studies allocation is used for works and materials uniquely concerned with the interests of the program, as well as to satisfy immediate needs of faculty that cannot be covered by other funds.
www.library.nd.edu /colldev/policy/genderstudies.shtml   (476 words)

  
 Welcome - Gender Studies - Boise State University
I strongly recommend gender studies to anyone who is open to a highly rewarding challenge to their preconceptions and their academic abilities.
Gender Studies seemed like a natural fit for me. I believe in equal opportunity for everyone.
Studying communication gave me an insight into perceived communication differences between genders.
genderstudies.boisestate.edu   (659 words)

  
 Gender Studies
Gender studies uses the concept of gender to analyze a wide range of disciplines.
Although many lines of argumentation in gender studies are inspired by feminism, a broad variety of theoretical approaches are used to study the categories of gender.
Gender studies majors must complete at least twenty-eight additional credits; at least twelve of these additional credits must be at the 300-400 level.
www.whitman.edu /gender_studies   (3733 words)

  
 Studies in Women and Gender, U.Va.
Studies in Women and Gender, a major or minor open to all undergraduates, is an interdisciplinary program that seeks to study history and culture from women's perspectives and to deepen methods of academic pursuit by acknowledging the critical places of gender.
By examining issues raised in SWAG, students develop a fuller understanding of their options as human beings than they have previously recognized, living as we do in a culture divided by gender stereotyping that defines and limits both men and women.
Offering a critical perspective, SWAG encourages a re-examination of traditional methods and concepts, supports new kinds of research, and permits students to understand better the changing roles and behavior of men and women in the contemporary world.
www.virginia.edu /womenstudies   (156 words)

  
 Gender studies - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It has been noted overall that the environment that a person experiences has a much greater impact upon the development and personality of that person than genetic factors (except in the case of some disorders which have well-documented genetic risk factors such as bipolar disorder, some types of mental retardation like Down's Syndrome, and schizophrenia).
There is little sugar but lots of spice in journalist Rachel Simmons's brave and brilliant book that skewers the stereotype of girls as the kinder, gentler gender.
In a new introduction to the 10th-anniversary edition of Gender Trouble--among the two or three most influential books (and by far the most popular) in the field of gender studies--Judith Butler explains the complicated critical response to her groundbreaking arguments and the ways her ideas...
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /gender_studies.htm   (674 words)

  
 .:: feminismus.cz ::.
Gender Studies vydalo již třetí speciální tištěné vydání zpravodaje Rovné příležitosti do firem.
Gender Studies hledá kameloty/kamelotky, kteří/které by rozdávali/y genderové noviny ve čtvrtek 19.
Q-centrum: on-line studijní centrum gay a lesbických studií
www.feminismus.cz   (712 words)

  
 Victoria University - Gender Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All Gender Studies subjects are informed by current theoretical perspectives from this interdisciplinary field, both national and international.
Gender Studies graduates are well-prepared to work in advisory capacities on gender issues and policies in these workplaces.
Gender Studies places a strong emphasis on the development of a range of practical skills which can be transferred by graduates to different work situations.
www.vu.edu.au /faculties/arts/undergraduate_courses/gender_studies   (303 words)

  
 A Routledge Title: Journal of Gender Studies - Instructions for Authors   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Full-length articles should make explicit the concept of gender or theoretical perspective being used as well as the contribution of the paper to existing research and theoretical debates on gender.
Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary area drawing on a range of academic disciplines and perspectives.
It may be the personal voice of creative writing or a reflection on a transforming text or event in the field of gender or impersonal in the presentation of data useful to researchers in that field.
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/authors/c-authors/jgs-nfc.html   (1643 words)

  
 Women and Gender Studies - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Program for the Study of Women and Gender is a multidisciplinary program that brings together scholars and scholarship on women and gender, areas that have come to occupy an increasingly important place in a number of disciplines in the last quarter century.
Gender is examined as it intersects with class, ethnicity, and nationality.
The Study of Women and Gender establishes gender as a fundamental category of cultural and social analysis and offers new perspective from which to study the diversity of human experiences.
www.scu.edu /WMST   (221 words)

  
 Gender Studies
A Gender Studies Concentration offers students the opportunity to explore traditional disciplines through an interdisciplinary perspective that focuses on the significance of sex as a social construct.
Students study the unique contributions of women and men to society, science, humanities, and the arts; the importance of gender and gender roles in a variety of social and historical contexts; and new scholarly methods and theories arising from interdisciplinary study.
While the immediate goal of Gender Studies is to stimulate intellectual curiosity and to provide new strategies for investigation, the long term goal is to help Davidson men and women function freely and fairly in the world.
www.davidson.edu /academic/gender/gender.html   (146 words)

  
 Lawrence Academics Gender Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gender is a fundamental aspect of personal and social identity and a biological, psychological, and cultural construction of paramount importance for people everywhere.
In addition, gender is often a criterion for social stratification and different political treatment as well as a favored symbol for expressing essential values and beliefs.
The major in gender studies addresses such varied issues as the biology of human reproduction, sex roles in the family and society, the psychology of gender identity, and images of men and women in literature and art.
www.lawrence.edu /academics/gest   (107 words)

  
 Welcome to the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department at Macalester College - St. Paul, Minnesota
The department has a strong focus on understanding women's and men's lives and the meaning of gender in the context of major interlocking systems of cultural and political differences based on race, nation, class, ethnicity, and sexual orientation.
In addition to courses in the discipline of women's, gender, and sexuality studies, students engage in coursework across the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and fine arts.
Using transnational and national perspectives, feminist theories, and issues in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender studies, WGS is designed to help students develop crucial theoretical and practical skills for understanding the social and cultural changes that are shaping our world.
www.macalester.edu /wgs   (192 words)

  
 Private Dancer: The Deception Behind Gender Studies - Daily Nexus Online   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yet there are certain phallophobic feminists who’ve taken the gender war discourse of a first-grade playground and turned it into an academic discipline.
Gender studies thinkers are so far to the left that they’re lucky the earth isn’t flat.
It turned out that 73 percent of the classified victims didn’t believe they were raped and 44 percent continued to date their “rapists.” Equally false are a number of statistics spread by campus feminists regarding sexual violence.
www.ucsbdailynexus.com /opinion/2005/9476.html   (569 words)

  
 Yale > Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies Program > Home
Drawing on history, literature, cultural studies, social science, and science, it offers interdisciplinary perspectives from which to study the diversity of human experience.
Gender — the social meaning of the distinction between the sexes — and sexuality — sexual identities, discourses, and institutions — are studied as they intersect with class, race, ethnicity, nationality, and transnational movements.
In the past twenty-five years, the program has grown and evolved, changing its name twice — in 1998, to the Women's and Gender Studies Program, and in 2004, to the Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program — to recognize the importance of the study of both gender and sexuality in the academy.
www.yale.edu /wgss   (196 words)

  
 Center for Women's and Gender Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Center for Women’s and Gender Studies is a unique interdisciplinary program that offers courses, degrees and organized events each year.
The central mission of CWGS is to further knowledge and understanding of the role of gender and the experience of women in our society.
Every year the Center for Women's and Gender Studies brings together scholars and researchers trained in different methodologies and disciplinary traditions around a common theme.
www.utexas.edu /cola/cwgs   (494 words)

  
 WSSLinks: Literature and culture
Gender Inn - an index to books and essay collections relating to feminist literary criticism and gender studies focusing on British and American literature.
Matrix: Resources for the Study of Women's Religious Communities - a collaborative effort to document the participation of Christian women in the society and religion of medieval Europe.
Gender & Race in Media - a large collection of pointers to websites addressing the interface of race, sexuality and culture.
libraries.mit.edu /humanities/WomensStudies/Culture2.html   (2202 words)

  
 Studies in Gender and Sexuality   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It provides a forum for examining gender and sexuality that is both multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary; in this way it seeks to broaden the purview—theoretical, clinical, and cultural—of all its readers and to promote constructive exchanges among them.
As clinicians and scholars who have written and practiced at the intersection of feminist theory and clinical psychoanalysis for the past two decades, the Editors are particularly interested in those areas of controversy that invite the divergent perspectives and insights of different disciplines.
is directed equally to clinicians (psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers), developmental researchers, and academics working in cultural anthropology, family history, feminism, gender studies, queer studies, social history, sociology, and women's studies, all of whom share an interest in contemporary perspectives on gender and sexuality.
www.analyticpress.com /sgs.html   (597 words)

  
 Women and Gender Studies
As one of the first in the nation, the Women and Gender Studies Program at Washington University has been encouraging the critical thinking and active participation of students in their education since 1972.
The Program emphasizes the importance of gender to such disciplines as philosophy, psychology, history, education, law, architecture, art history and archeology, social thought and analysis, and studies in cultures and languages.
Of course, women and gender studies courses can be taken while completing a major in another subject within Washington University's five undergraduate schools.
ascc.artsci.wustl.edu /~women   (191 words)

  
 BUBL LINK: Gender studies
Gender Inn is a database of over 5000 records about feminist theory, feminist literary criticism and gender studies from 1950 to the present.
Topics include geographical variations in gender divisions and structures of patriarchy, cultural construction and cultural politics of gender, and the intersections between gender, 'race', ethnicity, nationality, sexuality, class, age, and other social divisions.
Report of a study assessing the state of knowledge about gender inequality and trade, informing the development of policy in this area, and identifying areas for future policy relevant research.
bubl.ac.uk /link/g/genderstudies.htm   (886 words)

  
 Minsk Gender Center   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Head of the Center is Irina Tchikalova (M.A. in Women's Studies, York University, Ph.D in History, BSU).The Mission of the Center is research, education, information and consulting activity in the area of gender problems and defending the legal rights of women.
One of the main objectives of the Center is introducing Women's Studies and Gender Studies courses as a part of the University curricula.
Among the courses the Center introduced for teaching from 1998/99 academic year, are: The Introduction to Gender Studies, History of Women's Movement and Feminist Philosophy, Sociology of Gender, Representation of Women in the Arts, The Representation of Sex in Religious Systems.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Agora/9237/eng/gender.html   (257 words)

  
 SIT Study Abroad - Gender Studies Programs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As countries address political, economical, social, and environmental transitions gender is a large part of the equation.
Issues examined include the relationship between development, gender, and empowerment in Mali, and the effort to stem the trafficking of women in the Balkans.
SIT’s gender studies programs give you the knowledge, experience, and proficiency needed to analyze global concerns both abroad and upon your return to the US.
www.sit.edu /studyabroad/themes/gender.html   (205 words)

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