WGS 322E WGS 322E. Sociology of Masculinities. 3 Hours.
Same as Sociology 322M. Sociological examination of the most important debates and discussions about men's experiences of masculinity in contemporary patriarchal societies. Exploration of social and individual meanings of masculinity, the dominant paradigms of masculinity that are taken as the norm, and the problems, contradictions, and paradoxes men experience in modern society. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Sociology 322M, Women's and Gender Studies 322 (Topic 3), 322E. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing, three hours of coursework in sociology, and three hours of coursework in women's and gender studies.