EPE 667   EDUCATION AND GENDER   (3 hours)
The course examines the relationships between gender and education in U.S. society. The focus will be on the formation and enactment of gender within social and educational institutions. Using a variety of source materials and theories, we will address the following questions. How and what do educational institutions teach about gender? And how do females and males respond to these learning contexts? In what ways are social class, race and ethnicity important to engendering our lives? How does schooling contribute to the differential experiences of women and men in their transitions to adult work in the domestic and waged labor forces? How can education contribute to societal changes in sex equity?
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