Department of Sociology

SOC653 SOCIOLOGY OF STUDIES ON WOMEN

Course Code: 2320653
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
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Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Critical examination of the data and theories in sociology about women. Biological versus social explanation, stereotyping, sex roles in different societies, and the gender component in power relations. Neoclassical and radical approaches to labor force participation, domestic work, the household and female sexuality. Theoretical and empirical analysis of the connections between production, reproduction and the sexual division of labor.

Learning Outcomes

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